Leonardo da Vinci: Renaissance Master
(Video - 50 minutes)
Leonardo da Vinci's masterpieces are among the most famous and treasured works ever created. His revolutionary techniques transformed art, but he never achieved the fame enjoyed by his younger rival Michelangelo. This definitive program traces Leonardo's life from his Tuscan boyhood to his death, in relative obscurity, in France. Extensive use of da Vinci's journals, notes and sketches provide valuable insight into the mind of a genius who anticipated many of the advances of modern science. And interviews with biographers and art historians provide insight into his life and legacy.