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Leonardo da Vinci
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  • Da Vinci’s Mona Lisa is probably the most famous painting in the world.
  • Though everyone knows of Van Gogh and Rembrandt and Leonardo da Vinci, Ruth and I focused on twentieth-century American modern art, and many of the artists we met over the years created work that museums and other collectors later coveted.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Longest Ride
  • I spread her arms and legs like the Da Vinci drawing of the naked dude inside the box, contained within the circle.
    Rick Yancey  --  The Infinite Sea
  • Some of the greatest figures in Earth’s history were actually the product of humans and the Loric, including Buddha, Aristotle, Julius Caesar, Alexander the Great, Genghis Khan, Leonardo da Vinci, Isaac Newton, Thomas Jefferson, and Albert Einstein.
    Pittacus Lore  --  I Am Number Four

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  • I would as soon destroy da Vinci.
    William Goldman  --  The Princess Bride
  • Leonardo da Vinci?
    Madeleine L’Engle  --  A Wrinkle in Time
  • She put the hardcover back, slid it in beside The Da Vinci Code.
    Christina Baker Kline  --  Orphan Train
  • I remember when I had ideas about eternal greatness, when I wanted to be Leonardo da Vinci.
    Margaret Atwood  --  Cat’s Eye
  • "Leonardo da Vinci drew cadavers," Ruth said softly.
    Alice Sebold  --  The Lovely Bones
  • Half a dozen easels displayed hand-drawn diagrams for buildings and machines that looked like Leonardo da Vinci sketches.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Battle of the Labyrinth

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  • He had gone there to examine the diaries of Leonardo da Vinci.
    Micheal Scott  --  The Alchemyst
  • In his final moments of life, the curator had stripped off his clothing and arranged his body in a clear image of Leonardo da Vinci’s Vitruvian Man.
    Dan Brown  --  The Da Vinci Code
  • The Vatican Museum housed over 60,000 priceless pieces in 1,407 rooms-Michelangelo, da Vinci, Bernini, Botticelli.
    Dan Brown  --  Angels & Demons
  • But Luther was not a humanist like Ficino or Leonardo da Vinci.
    Jostein Gaarder  --  Sophie’s World
  • This same gesture appears in three of Leonardo da Vinci’s most famous encoded masterpieces—The Last Supper, Adoration of the Magi, and Saint John the Baptist.
    Dan Brown  --  The Lost Symbol
  • They had run scientific accounts of the history of aviation in the Sunday Family Magazine supplement, with pictures ranging from Leonardo da Vinci’s drawings of flying machines to the latest bomber; with the added attraction of Icarus writhing in scarlet flames, his nude body blue-green, his wax wings yellow and the smoke purple; also of a leprous hag with flaming eyes and a crystal ball, who had predicted in the XIth century that man would fly; also of bats, vampires and werewolves.
    Ayn Rand  --  The Fountainhead
  • An idealization of some such a man as Leonardo da Vinci would be a more valuable beacon to you at present.
    F. Scott Fitzgerald  --  This Side of Paradise
  • She was like a woman of Leonardo da Vinci’s, whom we love not so much for herself as for the things that she will not tell us, The things are assuredly not of this life; no woman of Leonardo’s could have anything so vulgar as a "story."
    E.M. Forster  --  A Room With A View
  • The various schools of the old masters were represented by a Raphael Madonna, a Virgin by Leonardo da Vinci, a nymph by Correggio, a woman by Titian, an adoration of the Magi by Veronese, an assumption of the Virgin by Murillo, a Holbein portrait, a monk by Velazquez, a martyr by Ribera, a village fair by Rubens, two Flemish landscapes by Teniers, three little genre paintings by Gerard Dow, Metsu, and Paul Potter, two canvases by Gericault and Prud’hon, plus seascapes by Backhuysen and…
    Jules Verne  --  Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea
  • Some months earlier Salander had read an article in a Popular Science that someone had left behind at Leonardo da Vinci Airport in Rome, and she developed a vague fascination with the obscure topic of spherical astronomy.
    Stieg Larsson  --  The Girl Who Played with Fire
  • And now Jackie has brought Leonardo da Vinci’s masterpiece to America, where "Mona Mania" is about to break out.
    Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard  --  Killing Kennedy
  • He was also equipped with a compass, a telescope, and several strange maps that he had traced himself based on various theories of Leonardo da Vinci and on the polar knowledge of the Incas.
    Isabel Allende  --  The House of Spirits
  • To Matron the field looked static, yet alive, like a painting by Titian or da Vinci.
    Abraham Verghese  --  Cutting for Stone
  • Said I was no Leonardo Da Vinci and that bad art had to be punished.
    Athol Fugard  --  Master Harold...and the Boys
  • Like a collector finding an undiscovered Da Vinci, like a mother looking into the face of her newborn child.
    Stephenie Meyer  --  Eclipse
  • "The Da Vinci Code?" the Gasman suggested.
    James Patterson  --  School’s Out - Forever
  • It’s why, in this country, Madonna can perform on a crucifix, and The Da Vinci Code was a bestseller.
    Jodi Picoult  --  Change of Heart
  • Eight standard weeks after she arrived on Renaissance, Sol and Sarai waved goodbye to Rachel and Melio at the Da Vinci farcaster multiport and then farcast home to Barnard’s World.
    Dan Simmons  --  Hyperion
  • The sculptures of Michelangelo and the fictional inventions of Da Vinci made real.
    Neal Stephenson  --  Snow Crash
  • That came to mind as I was viewing some of Da Vinci’s anatomical drawings.
    Roger Zelazny  --  Nine Princes in Amber
  • It’s as though the Founders had read Nostradamus but didn’t care to admit their frivolity, or perhaps studied the drawings of Da Vinci, who foresaw aircraft.
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Ultimatum
  • He cofounded Imagine Entertainment with longtime friend, director Ron Howard, and together they created blockbusters including The Da Vinci Code, A Beautiful Mind, Apollo 13, and Splash.
    Jay Allison, et al.  --  This I Believe
  • The Romantic movement of the 1820s brought back a yearning for narrow-waisted heroines like the ones in the novels of Sir Walter Scott (the Dan Brown of his day—though Sir Walter would not have dared dress a French heroine in a big sweater and black leggings, as Mr. Brown did poor Sophie Neveu inThe Da Vinci Code ), and corsets gained popularity while skirts became wider.
    Meg Cabot  --  Queen of Babble
  • "Nemo and I built the device based on designs conceived by Leonardo Da Vinci, and my first journey ’out’ was when I met Aven’s mother, Weena.
    James A. Owen  --  Here, There be Dragons
  • Meet me …. at Leonardo da Vinci Airport.
    Dan Brown  --  Angels & Demons
  • A feminine symbol of protection, the circle around the naked man’s body completed Da Vinci’s intended message—male and female harmony.
    Dan Brown  --  The Da Vinci Code
  • Meet me at Leonardo da Vinci Airport.
    Dan Brown  --  Angels & Demons
  • "Mr. Langdon," Fache said, "certainly a man like yourself is aware that Leonardo da Vinci had a tendency toward the darker arts."
    Dan Brown  --  The Da Vinci Code
  • Leonardo da Vinci Airport could only mean one thing.
    Dan Brown  --  Angels & Demons
  • Langdon was surprised by Fache’s knowledge of Da Vinci, and it certainly went a long way toward explaining the captain’s suspicions about devil worship.
    Dan Brown  --  The Da Vinci Code
  • Da Vinci had always been an awkward subject for historians, especially in the Christian tradition.
    Dan Brown  --  The Da Vinci Code
  • Even Da Vinci’s enormous output of breathtaking Christian art only furthered the artist’s reputation for spiritual hypocrisy.
    Dan Brown  --  The Da Vinci Code
  • Unfortunately, Da Vinci was a prankster who often amused himself by quietly gnawing at the hand that fed him.
    Dan Brown  --  The Da Vinci Code
  • That particular sketch has always been my favorite Da Vinci work.
    Dan Brown  --  The Da Vinci Code
  • All the Da Vinci and goddess symbolism?
    Dan Brown  --  The Da Vinci Code
  • The symbolism of the clues meshed too perfectly—the pentacle, The Vitruvian Man, Da Vinci, the goddess, and even the Fibonacci sequence.
    Dan Brown  --  The Da Vinci Code
  • Da Vinci… Fibonacci numbers… the pentacle.
    Dan Brown  --  The Da Vinci Code
  • Nobody understood better than Da Vinci the divine structure of the human body.
    Dan Brown  --  The Da Vinci Code
  • Da Vinci actually exhumed corpses to measure the exact proportions of human bone structure.
    Dan Brown  --  The Da Vinci Code
  • We’ve only touched on Da Vinci today, but we’ll be seeing a lot more of him this semester.
    Dan Brown  --  The Da Vinci Code
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