Episode 137 – Leonardo da Vinci and the Bronze Horse
February 6, 2024
Duke Ludovico Sforza’s principal motivation for bringing Leonardo to Milan was most likely Leonardo’s experience in working with bronze. The duke was hoping to apply Leonardo’s experience and talent to the realization of a colossal equestrian monument in honor of his father Francesco Sforza. This podcast examines the complex 20-year history of this never-realized monument.


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