Le Château du Clos Lucé, his home from 1516 to 1519
During the Renaissance, the rampart walk became an Italian-style gallery, where the king and his court took in the celebrations that Leonardo had organized at their request.
On June 19, 1518, a celebration was organized by da Vinci to thank the kind for his good deeds. He invented an apparatus which mimicked the path of the stars: a marquee was set up and over it a blue-painted canvas was placed, depicting the sky with the planets, the sun, the moon, and the twelve signs of the zodiac.
Château du Clos Lucé