Anatomical study of Leonardo da Vinci Revealed

Famous painters the Renaissance era, Leonardo da Vinci, it may also be called as an expert in anatomy.

The results of the Italian painter's anatomical studies with a series of paintings known as "The Last Supper" and "Mona Lisa" was among 30,000 pages notebook, according to publications in international scientific journal Nature.

In fact, Da Vinci spent a large amount of his time to drawing the human body. Archival material on record to complete the study of anatomical references.

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Da Vinci's anatomical studies deep enough to draw a human body. Include dissection of 30 human cadavers and the factors that drive his research and study the structure and organization of the living body.

In the years 1489 to 1513, Da Vinci did a study on bone, muscle, and internal organs including the heart and brain. Works sketches of human anatomy Da Vinci was reached several centuries old and has never been published.

Anatomical works will be exhibited at The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace, London, England on 4 May. According to exhibition curator Martin Clayton, this will be a breakthrough at the same time also the largest exhibition on human anatomy.

Da Vinci himself seems to mean going to publish a book based on the results of anatomical studies. But then he died in 1519. All books and records passed on to the wrong picture youngest pupil named Francesco Melzi.

Melzi was then passed around the year 1570, and his son sold it to the legacy of Da Vinci sculptor Pompeo Leoni, who began to bind and put them together.
(Gloria Samantha. Source: Gizmodo UK, Gizmodo Australia, BBC)


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