The Life of Leonardo Da Vinci

An immersive online tour of Leonardo Da Vinci with live Q&A

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What is a Virtual Guided Tour? It is not virtual reality. It is a licensed guide led webinar packed with photos, videos, polls, and a fully interactive chat function which makes this anything but a lecture video.  There is also a live Q&A in the end satisfying all your questions about Master Leonardo Da Vinci during his years in France. Whether you’ve never been abroad or spent every summer in France, enjoy this exciting, interactive experience from the comfort of your home.

Tour Details
  • Secrets of the Louvre by Leonardo
  • Virgin on the Rocks
  • Mona Lisa
  • The Virgin with St. Anne
  • His Later years

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Do you want to spend an hour with an Art Historian who specializes in Renaissance art, learning about the great Leonardo Da Vinci during his stay in France? Your expert guide will go into detail not only about his amazing life, but will also explore with you interesting stories and anecdotes about his masterpieces. During this hour-long online experience, you'll be transported to France from the comfort of your own living room. This online experience includes: 

- An expert English speaking art historian

- A 1-hour online experience about the works and life of one of the most famous artists who ever lived

- A live Q&A session to answer any questions regarding the content covered

Your Virtual Tour with a Local

Meet Sandra who is Canadian by birth, but was pulled to Europe at a young age. She received her Masters in art history from the prestigious Sorbonne University in Paris, France. She has also been a tour guide for the last 15 years traveling between France, Spain, and Italy.

Join Sandra as she takes you on a virtual journey through the life and times of Leonardo da Vinci, exploring his masterpieces at the Louvre Museum in Paris, and the last years of his life before his death in Amboise, at the court of French King Francis 1st. Come join us!

His Youth

Leonardo was born in Tuscany in the town of...Vinci, you guessed it! We'll take a look at his early years as an apprentice in the shop of Florentine artist Verrocchio, and hear about the early signs of young Leonardo's artistic genius. We'll explore the early years of his career, and the success which took him to work in Milan for the famous Duke, Ludovico Sforza. We'll discover the secrets of the paintings Leonardo completed during this period, including the Belle Ferronnière and the Virgin on the Rocks.

His Mature Years

After many years in Milan, Leonardo's fame had spread and he was Europe's most highly solicited artist. He spent the next few decades traveling across Italy, working for the crème de la crème of the Italian elite, including the famous Isabella d'Este and even the pope. This is when he began the Mona Lisa - the iconic portrait that would become the symbol of his artistic genius and expertise.

His Old Age

After a long visit to Rome as the guest of Pope Leo X, Leonardo took the plunge and moved to France, to work under King Francis 1st at his royal palace in Amboise. Leonardo took up home at the Clos-Lucé palace and spent the last years of his life polishing and perfecting three paintings that he had brought with him from home (Can you guess which ones they are?). In 1519, according to legend, the Italian artist died in the arms of the French king and left behind an unparalleled legacy in the arts, sciences, and architecture -- an Italian genius, in France.

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10/24/2020
The Life of Leonardo da Vinci

A lovely overview of a subject which is impossible to cover in one hour-a charming, passionate, and inspiring introduction to a colossus of art and creativity.

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Jacqueline Zuckerbrod
10/24/2020
Enjoyed tour of Leonardo

Wonderful tour of the life of Leonardo - enjoyed learning of the various places he lived and what he created in them. Analysis of his paintings well done. Pleasant speaking voice and professionally presented. Thank you !

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Bonda S. Garrison

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Frequently Asked Questions

Where to meet?

Online, exact instructions will be sent upon booking

What to bring?

A strong internet connection and a good cup of coffee or cappuccino!

What are the minimum computer requirements?

All you need is access to the internet, laptop or ipad are recommended for screen size. Casting to a TV should work as well

Do I need to download a separate program or anything?

No, we will send you the link to access the experience upon booking with all instructions

Can my family join?

Absolutely! If you would like to huddle around the computer and watch we would love have them join! There will only be one login per booking though, therefore it cannot be accessed on multiple devices

Do I need a webcam / Microphone? Will other people be able to see me/hear me?

No, if you would like to interact you are welcome to but no one will see your camera or hear you speak unless you'd like to in the Q&A portion but that would be only audio. Your privacy is very important to us.

What age group will be best suited for this experience?

We welcome those of all ages, there will be certainly be nothing beyond PG in the experience

Where to meet?

Online, exact instructions will be sent upon booking

What to bring?

A strong internet connection and a good cup of coffee or cappuccino!

Do I need a webcam / Microphone? Will other people be able to see me/hear me?

No, if you would like to interact you are welcome to but no one will see your camera or hear you speak unless you'd like to in the Q&A portion but that would be only audio. Your privacy is very important to us.

What are the minimum computer requirements?

All you need is access to the internet, laptop or ipad are recommended for screen size. Casting to a TV should work as well

Where to meet?

Online, exact instructions will be sent upon booking

What age group will be best suited for this experience?

We welcome those of all ages, there will be certainly be nothing beyond PG in the experience

What to bring?

A strong internet connection and a good cup of coffee or cappuccino!

Do I need to download a separate program or anything?

No, we will send you the link to access the experience upon booking with all instructions

Can my family join?

Absolutely! If you would like to huddle around the computer and watch we would love have them join! There will only be one login per booking though, therefore it cannot be accessed on multiple devices

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