Saturday, August 28, 2021

Codex Atlanticus

We just learned about the Leonardo da Vinci painting Virgin and Child with Saint Anne.

Another famous work of Leonardo's is Codex Atlanticus.

During his time as an artist, Leonardo also was famous for making drawings of inventions.
The book Codex Atlanticus is a big book of over 2,000 pages of his inventions.

It has drawings of things like giant crossbows, machines, parachutes, pumps, and gears.

(from: wikipedia - codex atlanticus)

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