Reconsidering Leonardo [Historical]

  title={Reconsidering Leonardo [Historical]},
  author={Massimo Guarnieri},
  journal={IEEE Industrial Electronics Magazine},
  • M. Guarnieri
  • Published 20 September 2019
  • Art
  • IEEE Industrial Electronics Magazine
The story goes that 500 years ago, on 2 May 1519, in the Clos Lucé manor house near the royal castle of Amboise, King Francis I of France was lovingly assisting an old man who was on his deathbed. The man was neither a king, an aristocrat, nor a victorious general. He was the out-of-wedlock son of an Italian notary. France was, after Spain, the most powerful state in Europe, and, at that time, aristocrats avoided caring for people below their status. There is a chance that this story, portrayed… Expand

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