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Vitruvian Man
Foto Vinci: Vitruvian Man
As hometown of Leonardo, the Vinci piazza shown in the picture is ornamented with a wooden sculpture engraved by Mario Ceroli after the Vitruvian man, the Leonardo's drawing that calculated the canon of proportions of the human body.
Church of the Holy Cross
Foto Vinci: Church of the Holy Cross
The church was originally built in the 12th century but has undergone numerous alterations like the erection of the campanile and the restoration of the facade in Renaissance revival style. Both occurred between 19th and 20th century. A sculpted alt relief is in the portal's lunette.
Nina Akamu's equestrian monument
Foto Vinci: Nina Akamu's equestrian monument
The picture shows a detail of the bronze equestrian monument after Leonardo's drawings sculpted by Nina Akamu and placed in Liberty Square. The work expresses a highly realistic linear perspective based on the importance of anatomy that distinguished Renaissance art.
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