The Da Vinci Code By Dan Brown

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“Learn how to see. Realize that everything connects to everything else.”(Balt, 2013). This is a quote by Leonardo da Vinci and states one of his main ideas; knowledge will open your mind to new ideas and helps you learn about the past. A book that represents this quote, is the Da Vinci Code by Dan Brown. This book is the thrilling story of Robert Langdon and Sophie Neveu in their hunt to solve the dying wish of Sophie’s grandfather. Not only does it contain a fantastic storyline, it also is full of rich history. John Paul Richter said history is like religion, it unites all learning and power and that is exactly what happens in the Da Vinci Code. His life was filled with many things that were hidden to the others, his paintings were filled with many things that are still a mystery to this day. The book the Da Vinci Code by Dan Brown is a historically accurate portrayal of the mysterious life of Leonardo Da Vinci and one of his most famous paintings, the Mona Lisa.
One of the many things that influenced Da Vinci in his art was coding. Leonardo Da Vinci’s first painting he coded in was The Annunciation under the apprentice of Andrea del Verrocchio. Towards the end of the creation of the painting, he jumped in to finish the painting for Andrea and painted an angel. The angel is invisible to the eye because he used a non lead paint that was different from the one Andrea used (Petricevic, 2015). The angel can only be seen under a specific light and it disappears under
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