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Da Vinci Art Sculpture – The Vitruvian Man

Da Vinci Art - The Vitruvian Man
Da Vinci Art – The Vitruvian Man

The Vitruvian Man is a world-renowned drawing with accompanying notes created by Leonardo da Vinci around the year 1487. The drawing is sometimes called the Proportions of Man. It is on display in the Gallerie de’ Accademia in Venice, Italy.  It depicts a nude male figure in two superimposed positions with his arms and legs apart and simultaneously inscribed in a circle and square.  This beautiful museum reproduction sculpture of the Vitruvian Man is a symbol of medical professionalism. The Vitruvian Man remains one of the most referenced and reproduced artistic images in the world today.

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