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Leonardo Da Vinci’s Hidden Images. "The Arno Valley Landscape" (1473). Mystic Silence 540 Years Long

Liberal Arts in Russia. 2013. Vol. 2. No. 3. Pp. 216-227.
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Melnikov V. A.
Ufa State Petroleum Technological University
195 Mendeleeva street, 450080 Ufa, Bashkortostan, Russia
Email: v.a.m.lera@mail.ru
Ilyamova D. A.
Ufa State Petroleum Technological University
195 Mendeleeva street, 450080 Ufa, Bashkortostan, Russia

Abstract

This paper is devoted to Leonardo da Vinci’s “The Arno Valley Landscape”. The historical aspect of the subject under study has been considered, as well as the methodological issues in learning the professional drawing techniques in the framework of Leonardo’s ten attributes of sight and the Thinking through Drawing methodology. Our approach allows formulating the figurative and artistic component of the masterpiece and find out Leonardo’s hidden messages, full of mystics and symbolism.

Keywords

  • • Leonardo
  • • “The Arno”
  • • analytics
  • • images
  • • metamorphoses
  • • universality
  • • time
  • • heritage

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