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Why Michelangelo Disliked Leonardo da Vinci

Michelangelo and Leonardo felt “an intense dislike for each other,” says their biographer Vasari. He doesn’t say why. There is only this story from an anonymous manuscript called the Codice Magliabecchiano: “As Leonardo, accompanied by [his friend] Giovanni di Gavina, … Continue reading

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