By Anne Leader

Leonardo da Vinci was buried in Amboise, France on 12 August 1519 in the church of St. Florentin, though he died on May 2.  His remains were supposedly later transferred to the St. Hubert chapel on the grounds of Amboise Château, where Leonardo spent the last years of his life in the service of the French king.

Reference: Martin Kemp. “Leonardo da Vinci.” Grove Art Online. Oxford Art Online. Oxford University Press. .

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