07 décembre 2010

Fragment of Manuscript by Leonardo da Vinci Unearthed in French Town Library

An autograph attributed to Italian High Renaissance Painter and Inventor Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519), is presented to the media in Nantes December 6, 2010. The manuscript, written in 15th century Italian with words running from right to left, requires the use of a mirror to read. The manuscript was discovered after a journalist learned of the presence of the text in Nantes from a biography of the Italian painter. REUTERS/Stephane Mahe. NANTES (REUTERS).- A long-lost fragment of manuscript by Renaissance genius Leonardo da... [Lire la suite]