Definition of Leonardo
1. Noun. Italian painter and sculptor and engineer and scientist and architect; the most versatile genius of the Italian Renaissance (1452-1519).
Generic synonyms: Applied Scientist, Engineer, Technologist, Architect, Designer, Old Master, Carver, Sculptor, Sculpturer, Statue Maker
Definition of Leonardo
1. Proper noun. (Italian male given name), the (etyl it en) ( and Spanish and Portuguese) form of Leonard. ¹
2. Proper noun. Leonardo da Vinci, Italian polymath. ¹
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Literary usage of Leonardo
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1. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, Thomas Joseph Shahan, John Joseph Wynne (1913)
"Leonardo spent the last three years of his unquiet life in France. ... Leonardo was more a scholar than a philosopher, nevertheless his wholly naturalistic ..."
2. Apollo: An Illustrated Manual of the History of Art Throughout the Ages by Salomon Reinach (1907)
"Leonardo DA VINCI. ^Refectory of Santa Maria delle Grazie, Mitan. ... When, in 1483, Leonardo offered his services to Lodovico il Moro, Duke of Milan, ..."
3. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"Ser Fiero on his part iras four times married, and had by his last two wives nine sons and two daughters ; but the boy Leonardo had from the first been ..."
4. Art in Northern Italy by Corrado Ricci (1911)
"Thus it happened that in 1 506 he again turned his steps northward, and in Milan he passed most FIG. 252.—THE VIRGIN AND CHILD WITH S. ANNE. (Leonardo DA ..."
5. The History of the Popes, from the Close of the Middle Ages: Drawn from the by Ludwig Pastor, Ralph Francis Kerr, Frederick Ignatius Antrobus (1908)
"Leonardo has left no trace of his art in Rome. Until 1515 he remained in the service ... According to this narrative, Leonardo had once received an order to ..."
6. Outlines of the History of Art by Wilhelm Lübke, Clarence Cook (1877)
"A. Leonardo DA VINCI AND HIS SCHOOL. This new and momentous epoch in painting began with Leonardo da Vinci,1 — born at the Castle of Vinci near Florence in ..."
7. Lives of Seventy of the Most Eminent Painters, Sculptors and Architects by Giorgio Vasari (1896)
"The most important literary sourer* for the study of Leonardo da Vinci are ... Literary Works of Leonardo da Vinci) has found an original fragment of one of ..."