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The Mind of Leonardo
IV.5
IV.5
Antonio del Pollaiolo, Studies for equestrian monument of Francesco Sforza
[IV.5The Sforza Monument]

The equestrian monument to Francesco Sforza, on which Leonardo worked during his first stay in Milan (1482-1499), was one of the most audacious artistic and technological challenges of the Renaissance. Leonardo’s approach depended on the study of the perfect proportions for the horse and on the definition of the muscular conformation of its pose.

IV.5.A The Sforza Monument
IV.5.A The Sforza Monument
IV.5.B Anatomy, Drawing from Nature and Proportions
IV.5.B Anatomy, Drawing from Nature and Proportions
IV.5.C The Molding Process
IV.5.C The Molding Process
IV.5.D The Machines
IV.5.D The Machines
IV.5E The Smelting System
IV.5E The Smelting System
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