Some Unknown facts about Leonardo da Vinci

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Leonardo da Vinci, a renowned artist, writer, and inventor, was born in 1452 in Tuscany, Italy,

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Apart from being a painter, he was a writer, geologist, anatomist, sculptor, botanist, engineer, scientist, and inventor. 

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He Is the product of an illicit relationship between his wealthy father, Ser Piero, and peasant mother, Caterina.

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Lacking formal education, da Vinci's artistic prowess was recognized by renowned artist Andrea del Verrocchio, - 

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 leading to an apprenticeship where he honed his skills in drawing, sculpting, carpentry, and painting.

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Beyond his artistic achievements, da Vinci's musical talents were noteworthy; he played the flute, sang, and composed music.

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His musical compositions, found in his manuscripts, and his invention of the organ-viola-harpsichord reflect this passion.

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One of da Vinci's most ambitious projects, the Gran Cavallo, a colossal horse statue commissioned by the Duke of Milan, unfortunately met an unfortunate fate.

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Despite 16 years of effort, the statue was destroyed by French soldiers who used it for target practice during their invasion of Milan in 1499.

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Da Vinci's life and multifaceted contributions continue to captivate, as his talents spanned painting, anatomy, engineering, and music, 

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