A pinch of Genius .....

A pinch of genius .....
Leonardo da Vinci drew the illustrations for Luca Pacioli's 1509 book De Divina Proportione (The Divine Proportion). Drawing of the Duodecedron Abscisus Elevatus Vacuus, consisting of 120 equilateral triangles, from the manuscript of the book.

Leonardo da Vinci drew the illustrations for Luca Pacioli's 1509 book De Divina Proportione (The Divine Proportion). Drawing of the Duodecedron Abscisus Elevatus Vacuus, consisting of 120 equilateral triangles, from the manuscript of the book.

Leonardo da Vinci drew the illustrations for Luca Pacioli's 1509 book De Divina Proportione (The Divine Proportion). Drawing of the truncated icosahedron, from the manuscript of the book.

Leonardo da Vinci drew the illustrations for Luca Pacioli's 1509 book De Divina Proportione (The Divine Proportion). Drawing of the truncated icosahedron, from the manuscript of the book.

Michelangelo - Count of Canossa (Study for Warrior’s Head). 1550-1580

Michelangelo - Count of Canossa (Study for Warrior’s Head). 1550-1580

Artemisia Gentileschi - Venus and Cupid (detail), c. 1625-30 ~ the only female renaissance painter that I know of.

Artemisia Gentileschi - Venus and Cupid (detail), c. 1625-30 ~ the only female renaissance painter that I know of.

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