Leonardo’s Horse

We started our day by reading this wonderful book by Jean Fritz.

Fritz tells the story of how Leonardo da Vinci was hired by the duke of Milan

to build a horse, three times the size of a living horse.

He made it out of clay, but couldn’t figure out how to cast it in bronze.

He finally got his dream 500 years later.

And we are fortunate enough to have 1 of the 2 horses made, here in our hometown!

The other one is in Milan, Italy, which would also make for a fun field trip,

albeit, a bit more expensive!

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