Examines the first half of Leonardo's life, from his birth near Florence to his famous achievements in the great cities of the Italian Renaissance. Studying his notebooks, and some of his most famous paintings and inventions, we discover there is far more to Leonardo than you may have thought.
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The BBC Leonardo series is the life story of the famous and mysterious genius, Leonardo da Vinci. The programs use his original writings, expert analysis, drama and builds some of his machines to bring the man and his dreams to life.