Leonardo’s Earliest Surviving Drawing — the Emergence of Landscape in Art

Landscape of the Arno Valley (1473) by Leonardo da Vinci — earliest surviving drawing by the artist
illustration for the June page of Très Riches Heures du Duc de Berry (1412-1416) by the Limbourg Brothers

“The eye, which is called the window of the soul, is the principal means by which the central sense can most completely and abundantly appreciate the infinite works of nature” -Leonardo da Vinci, from his Notebooks

Self-Portrait of Leonardo da Vinci (c.1512)

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