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Leonardo Da Vinci

Leonardo Da Vinci

To Leonardo, vision is the noblest of the senses and of paramount importance, and his passion for vision was extreme. “The eye is the window of the human body through which the soul views and enjoys the beauties of the world."

Because of it, the soul is content in its human prison, and without it, this human prison is its torment” he wrote in his Paragone (comparison of the arts). He emphasized ways to visualize knowledge and he pioneered anatomical illustration.

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