Leonardo da Vinci: 15 quotes on his birthday

16.04.2013 20:14

It is sometimes related that, while
the young Leonardo da Vinci was
an apprentice to Florentine
painter Andrea del Verrocchio,
the two collaborated on a
painting. But when Verrocchio
saw the beautiful angel that da
Vinci had depicted holding the
robes of Christ, he put down his
brush and never painted again. To
celebrate the life of da Vinci -
painter, sculptor, musician,
architect, writer, botanist,
inventor, engineer, and anatomist
par excellence - here are 15
quotes from the Renaissance man