Leonardo's horse study

Leonardo Da Vinci Horse Fail

  • May 1, 1482

    Da Vinci is chosen to build horse

    Leonardo was chosen to build the horse in 1482. No one knows the actuall date, just the year.
  • May 4, 1499

    French soldiers invade

    The French soldiers invade and destroy the unfinished clay horse. Again, no one knows the actual day.
  • Charles Dent began work

    Charles Dent began to work on the unfinished horse.
  • Charles dies

    Charles dies of Lou Gehrig's disease. Horse is unperfected.
  • Nina Akamu brought in

    NIna hired to perfect unfinished horse in early spring.
  • Horse is finished

    Horse is finished and put in Milan, Italy.