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Leonardo da Vinci’s Codex Atlanticus

Find it at the Ambrosiana Library of Milan


Leonardo da Vinci’s Codex Atlanticus can be found in the Ambrosiana Library of Milan.

The Ambrosiana Library is one of the world’s oldest public libraries and it is also a picture gallery with a great collection that includes Titian, Luini, Botticelli, Bramantino.

The Codex contains a lot of drawings and writings by Leonardo da Vinci and it is called Atlanticus because it was created on sheets that were used for making atlases!


Cover pic courtesy of Mario Taddei (via Wikimedia)

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