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Launch of the Studio leonardissimo© mobile app

The 5th centenary of Leonardo da Vinci’s arrival in Amboise… To celebrate, the royal château of Amboise is launching a mobile app that is as educational as it is fun, available on Appstore and Googleplay.

Published on Wednesday, September 07, 2016, 14:34

Enter the Florentine master’s “Secret Garden”.

Take your photo and slot yourself into one of Leonardo’s famous portraits that the king acquired and exhibited at the château of Amboise in 1518; Capture the most beautiful views of the château and add a Leonardo-esque touch with the “Sfumato” effect and publish your shots on the Studio leonardissimo Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/Studio-Leonardissimouk-1830121333891571/]

Inside “Leonardo’s suitcase”

Discover Leonardo’s exceptional destiny and the talents he showcased In Amboise for the glory of the king of France: his Curriculum Vitae addressed to Ludovico Sforza, Duke of Milan in 1482; Leonardo da Vinci’s artistic map to Amboise; Follow the final four years of his life l(1516-1519) until his death in Amboise.

 

Go in search of “Leonardo’s tomb” Enter a forgotten time and take part in the 1863 archaeological dig led by Arsène Houssaye, Inspector general of Fine Arts.

 

“Make a date at the château”

Discover the season’s cultural events programme, largely dedicated to celebrations for the fifth centenary of Leonardo da Vinci’s time in Amboise (1516-1519)

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