Few artists have been as influential as Leonardo da Vinci. His work in various disciplines - from painting and sculpture to engineering and architecture - has inspired generations of creators. He is also well known for his groundbreaking anatomical drawings. Da Vinci's interest in the human body began early in his career when he dissected cadavers to learn about structure and form. Throughout his lifetime, he continued to be fascinated by the human body and intended to publish an illustrated thesis. However, his revolutionary anatomical sketches remained a secret for centuries, only to be rediscovered in the modern era and finally receive their due recognition as one of history's most influential contributions to scientific knowledge. Read on to discover more!
Who was Leonardo Da Vinci, and why was he interested in anatomy?
What are some of the examples of anatomical drawings by Leonardo Da Vinci?
How did these drawings contribute to our understanding of human anatomy?
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