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Leonardo da Vinci

[lee-uh-nahr-doh duh vin-chee, ley-; Italian le-aw-nahr-daw dah veen-chee] /ˌli əˈnɑr doʊ də ˈvɪn tʃi, ˌleɪ-; Italian ˌlɛ ɔˈnɑr dɔ dɑ ˈvin tʃi/
1452–1519, Italian painter, sculptor, architect, musician, engineer, mathematician, and scientist.

da Vinci

[duh vin-chee; Italian dah veen-chee] /də ˈvɪn tʃi; Italian dɑ ˈvin tʃi/
[lee-uh-nahr-doh,, ley-;; Italian le-aw-nahr-daw] /ˌli əˈnɑr doʊ,, ˌleɪ-;; Italian ˌlɛ ɔˈnɑr dɔ/ (Show IPA),
Leonardo da Vinci.


[vin-chee; Italian veen-chee] /ˈvɪn tʃi; Italian ˈvin tʃi/
Leonardo da
[lee-uh-nahr-doh duh,, ley-;; Italian le-aw-nahr-daw dah] /ˌli əˈnɑr doʊ də,, ˌleɪ-;; Italian ˌlɛ ɔˈnɑr dɔ dɑ/ (Show IPA),
Leonardo da Vinci. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • This man studied the works of Leonardo da Vinci, and became distinguished for boldness of design and richness of color.

    Famous European Artists Sarah K. Bolton
  • In all the history of art there is no more fascinating story than that relating to this great picture by Leonardo da Vinci.

  • The subtle grace and delight of this last seem not uncertainly to suggest the strange and lovely work of Leonardo da Vinci.

  • This could hardly have been serious, but a sheet of drawings by Leonardo da Vinci shows some very extraordinary forms.

    Armour in England J. Starkie Gardner
  • Of this class Leonardo da Vinci is the most illustrious example.

    Inventors at Work George Iles

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