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A tribute to Leonardo da Vinci is preparing for Monaco

10 November 2019 - 13h00

To commemorate the 500th anniversary of the death of the Renaissance genius, Leonardo da Vinci, on May 2, 1519, the association Dante Alighieri welcomes on Monday, November 25 at 7pm at the Théâtre des Variétés, the art historian, professor and essayist Philippe Daverio, for a free lecture  for the members of the association ( 20€ entrance) about the Florentine painter.

Born April 15, 1452 in Vinci (Tuscany) and died May 2, 1519 in Amboise (Touraine), Leonardo da Vinci is a Florentine painter and a man of universal spirit, at the same time artist, scientist, engineer, inventor, anatomist, painter, sculptor, botanist, musician, poet, philosopher and writer.

Philippe Daverio, the expert

Ordinary professor at the Faculty of Architecture of the University of Palermo, the Italian taught at the Faculty of Design of the Polytechnic of Milan. He is editor-in-chief of Art et Dossier magazine as well as the author and television presenter of Passepartout, Emporio Daverio and Il Capitale. In 2013, he was decorated by the President of the French Republic of the Legion of Honor and by the President of the Italian Republic made him a Knight of Arts and Letters.

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