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Da Vinci's Demons 2013

Da Vinci’s Demons – Leonardo, a Hero Armed Only with Genius

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David S. Goyer recently filmed a TV series about Leonardo da Vinci at the age of 25, a dreamer and idealist fighting to set knowledge free and invent the future

Pottery to Porcelain with the Medici

Pottery to Porcelain with the Medici

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According to tradition a small porcelain bottle preserved in the Treasury of St Mark’s Cathedral at Venice is one of the pieces of precious oriental porcelain brought back from Cathay by Marco Polo. Venice was the major centre for the manufacture of glass and maiolica in the fifteenth century in…