Leonardo, a Great Italian Dreamer

Leonardo Da Vinci was a painter, sculptor, artist, inventor and above all a dreamer: a genius.

Born in 1452, in a tiny village near Vinci (Anchiano) – in the province of Florence, Leonardo approached the career of an artist as an apprentice in the workshop of the great painter and sculpture Verrocchio. Then and we know very well that, as is usually said, the student surpasses the teacher and we have splendid demonstrations in all fields. And also in this case Leonardo represented the rule.

The Celebration of 500 Years From His Death

This year we celebrate the five hundred years from his death and in every Italian city an event is remembered, especially in Florence where, after the course of Italian at the Parola School, here we can adequately celebrate the Italian genius with a very rich repertoire of exhibitions, events and art appointments. Here is a very useful link for all the necessary information: https: //www.touringclub.it/notizie -of-travel / leonardo-from-win-the-events-and-the-exhibitions-in-italy-to-celebrate-500-years-from

A dreamer, a visionary, but with a huge practical sense, as his words show us: “Knowledge is not enough, we must apply. The will is not enough, we have to do “and again:” The details make perfection and perfection is not a detail.

Proud of Leonardo

If Leonardo had not been there, today Italy would not have many things it proudly shows to all world: from the Monnalisa to the “Cenacolo”o f Milan. And the Italians appreciate and will thank Leonardo and his genius forever.