Leonardo da Vinci: Rarely Seen Sketches

On October 2, 2016 by Lazer Horse

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Leonardo da Vinci was a man with a lot of fingers in a lot of pies. He dabbled in architecture, science, music, engineering, literature, geology, astronomy, cartography and anything else he fancied.

Da Vinci was also well known for being pretty fresh with a brush. Although he wasn’t a particularly prolific painter, he certainly was a prolific sketcher.

Below are a bunch of sketches that da Vinci completed throughout his life. He left us with a virtual treasure trove of art and, because of its sheer size, most people haven’t seen even a fraction of it.

I found a website that contains a load of his sketches, so I thought I’d share some of my favourites with you:

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