What Leonardo da Vinci Looked Like as a Young Man: Contemporary Sources and Computer Validation

October 22, 2020, 2:00 pm

3:00 pm

Leonardo da Vinci was a prime example of a STEM (or STE[Art]M) thinker. Although he was described as a standout fashion icon in his day, the only known portrait of Leonardo is as an old man. Watch how computer scientists put portraits of him in paintings of the time into a 3D computer modeling program and developed an age regression of Leonardo’s appearance throughout his life span.


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Several papers about Leonardo da Vinci
Corrected Version of Presentation by Dr. Christopher W. Tyler at the Bay Area Science Festival

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Scientific, technical and administrative staff work together at Smith-Kettlewell to: increase our understanding of normal vision, discover new ways to support vision disorders, develop new diagnostic procedures and treatments for visual and other sensory disorders, and produce innovative techniques for aid and rehabilitation of the blind and partially sighted.