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Sunday, February 26, 2006

Leonardo Da Vinci: Free Online Prints

Here is a remarkable site that offers free downloads of Leonardo Da Vinci drawings. Many of these drawings I have not seen before.

If you would like the picture set on your desktop right click the image after enlarging and choose: set as background.

To read about one of his most famous paintings the Last Supper, Wiki offers an in depth article.

Recently, I went to Natural Bridge Virginia and took a tour through the Wax Museum. The final stop was a presentation of the story of the last supper.

The story captured how Leonardo captured the apostles in different poses and the meaning of each pose. I highly recommend if you have a chance to visit the wax museum at Natural Bridge Virginia. Below is a photo I took during the presentation. It was fascinating to see the story come to life and the care and details they used in the presentation.

Bottom photo by bob at the wax museum at Natural Bridge


At 8:00 PM, Blogger Melissa O. Markham said...

Great article, Bob and what a neat site you sent us to! I love your photo from Natural Bridge. Amazing how the wax figure to Jesus' right appears so feminine...just like in DaVinci's last supper....

At 8:16 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

I know a great art gallery where you can buy copies of da Vinci drawings and paintings. They have a rare selection.


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