On this day: Leonardo da Vinci

Leonardo da Vinci Landscape drawing for Santa Maria della Neve on 5th August 1473 Arno Valley first known dated drawing by da Vinci

The first-known dated work by Leonardo da Vinci is from the 5th of August, 1473. The drawing – Landscape drawing for Santa Maria della Neve – was created during da Vinci’s time in Italy’s Arno valley in Tuscany.

Today the pen and ink work is located in the world-famous Uffizi Gallery in Florence.

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