Leonardo da Vinci & François I

Picotsecond part of the XIXth century - 2009

Castle of Clos Lucé

Castle of Clos Lucé

After François Ist’s invitation, Leonardo da Vinci settles in Amboise during the autumn of 1516. Aged 64 years old, he crossed the Alps with two disciples, Francesco Melzi and his faithful Milanese servant Batista de Vilanis. After a fascinating relationship between Leonardo da Vinci and three French Kings(Charles VIII, Louis XII and Francis I), the Italian Master passes away on May the 2 nd 1519 in his room at the Château du Clos Lucé.

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  • Title: Leonardo da Vinci & François I
  • Creator: Picot
  • Date: second part of the XIXth century - 2009
  • Physical Dimensions: w23,8 x h27,8 cm
  • Permanent exhibition: Château du Clos Lucé
  • Culture: XIXth century
  • Provenance: Château du Clos Lucé
  • Type: Greux Engraving
  • Rights: Collection Château du Clos Lucé
  • Medium: Ink and paper