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In what year was Leonardo da Vincis' horse finished?

  1. Mentalist acer profile image61
    Mentalist acerposted 8 years ago

    In what year was Leonardo da Vincis' horse finished?

  2. nifty@50 profile image73
    nifty@50posted 8 years ago

    Leonardo's horse is a sculpture that was never completed by Leonardo da Vinci himself, he only completed it in modeling clay. The model was destroyed French soldiers that invaded Milan in 1499. The first of two replicas was completed in September 1999,(presumably from using da Vinci's manuscripts as a guide)  the 24 foot tall horse was placed at the Hippodrome de San Siro in Milan. A second copy is located in Meijer's garden in Grand Rapid's, Michigan.

  3. angela_michelle profile image98
    angela_michelleposted 8 years ago

    It was finished in 1999, which you can read more about in my hub http://hubpages.com/hub/Leonardo-DaVincis-Horse

  4. clpartin profile image54
    clpartinposted 7 years ago

    Sadly, the horse was never truly finished.  Leonardo was sure it would be his greatest work he would ever complete, but due to the price of war his dream was destroyed.
    His ultimate goal was to bronze the piece, but the bronze that the Duke of Milan promised him was eventually put towards the war against the French.   As the French progressed Milan fell and the horse was eventually used as target practice and destroyed.