Definition of Da vinci

1. Noun. Italian painter and sculptor and engineer and scientist and architect; the most versatile genius of the Italian Renaissance (1452-1519).

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Literary usage of Da vinci

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1. Readings in European History: A Collection of Extracts from the Sources by James Harvey Robinson (1904)
"Truly remarkable, indeed, and divinely endowed was Leonardo da Vinci. He was the son of Ser Piero da Vinci. He would without doubt have made great progress ..."

2. Proceedings by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain), Norton Shaw, Francis Galton, William Spottiswoode, Clements Robert Markham, Henry Walter Bates, John Scott Keltie (1884)
"... The Alpine Notes of Leonardo da Vinci. ... a few of the Italian topographical memoranda of Leonardo da Vinci, ..."

3. 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, Milan. ... XVII LEONARDO da vinci AND RAPHAEL THE MILANESE SCHOOL, THE UMBRIAN SCHOOL. ..."

4. Great Men and Famous Women: A Series of Pen and Pencil Sketches of the Lives by Charles Francis Horne (1894)
"LEONARDO da vinci BY ANNA JAMESON (1452-1519) EONARDO da vinci seems to ... If any doubt could be harbored, not as to the right of Leonardo da Vinci to ..."

5. Anecdotes of Painters, Engravers, Sculptors and Architects and Curiosities by Shearjashub Spooner (1865)
"DEATH OF da vinci. This great artist expired at Fontainbleau on the 2d day of May, 1519, ... Lionardo da Vinci was one of the most learned, accomplished, ..."

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