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Homage to Leonardo: the Vitruvian Man

The Vitruvian Man (Italian: Le proporzioni del corpo umano secondo Vitruvio, which is translated to 'The proportions of the human body according to Vitruvius'), or simply L'Uomo Vitruviano), is a drawing by Leonardo da Vinci around 1490
(Wikipedia)
Enzo Plazzotta & Mark Holloway
1982

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Description

Bronze sculpture of 'The Vitruvian Man', a world-renowned drawing by Leonardo da Vinci in about 1487.

Inscription(s)

HOMAGE TO LEONARDO

On a plaque attached to the back of the base (not visitbe from the street) reads:

Homage to Leonardo
From the original conception by the Italian sculptor Enzo Plazzotta (1921 - 1981). Completed by his assistant Mark Holloway in 1982 and sponsored by Mr & Mrs John Harbert III. Birmingham, Alabama.

Information Sign

HOMAGE TO LEONARDO
'The Vitruvian Man'
ENZO PLAZZOTTA (1921-1981)
Completed posthumously by
Mark Holloway in 1982
Sited in 1984
Kindly sponsored by
Mr and Mrs John Harbert III

Sculptors

Sources & Information

Tags

Location N 51°29'57" W 0°9'9"

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