Research Report Science in the Art of the Italian Renaissance II: Leonardo Da Vinci's Representation of Animals in His Works
Creators:Kane, Douglas D.
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Citation:The Ohio Journal of Science. v102, n5 (December, 2002), 113-115
Leonardo Da Vinci combined science and art in a number of his works and studies. This combination of science and art is very evident in the depiction of animals in his works. Leonardo studied both the anatomy and physiology of animals in order to render them with scientific precision. This included dissections of numerous animals and studies on their movements in nature. Leonardo Da Vinci, unified science and art, as is evident in the realistic and scientific depiction of animals in his works.
Author Institution: Department of Evolution, Ecology, and Organismal Biology, The Ohio State University
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