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Leonardo da Vinci's real Code - the Stars!
The Renaissance master's last three paintings were charts of the starry sky.
By: Mona Lisa Code
In the last few years of his life, Da Vinci surrounded himself with just three paintings: The “Mona Lisa,” “The Virgin and Child with Saint Anne,” and “Saint John the Baptist.” Previously, Lund revealed that the “Mona Lisa” depicted Christmas sunrise during the Church's jubilee year, with a land survey line in Rome becoming momentarily joined to a “celestial”
Lund says that Da Vinci's three works were consistent with the idea that paintings could be “talismans”
“Now we know why it took Da Vinci so long to paint the Mona Lisa and the other two paintings. According to the Picatrix, he could only work on them when there were 'favorable aspects' with the planets. Following the dictates of the book in trying to capture the 'soul' of the Sun, Da Vinci would presumably have dressed in gold silk, burned incense of ambergris, and talked to his paintings with 'sound intention',”
According to Wikipedia, Da Vinci was a "painter, sculptor, architect, musician, mathematician, engineer, inventor, anatomist, geologist, cartographer, botanist, and writer." Lund says: "What they didn't say was that Da Vinci was an astronomer, and unquestionably the greatest one of his age. The world will now see an entirely new Da Vinci, who was neither artist, nor painter, so much as Hermetic wizard.” He adds that Da Vinci viewed the three paintings from his deathbed as he contemplated the immortality of his soul.
Scott Lund's recent discoveries have been published in his new book: The Mona Lisa Code: Preliminary Scholar's Edition (ISBN: 978-1-4951-2788-
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