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Leonardo da Vinci 1452-1519

An Italian artist, scientist and engineer. He was an all-round genius whose paintings and inventions changed the world.

Take an interactive journey through his life and works to discover what made him a true Renaissance man.

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Take a close look at Leonardo's masterpieces.

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