Mirror Writing and Leonardo da Vinci

07 Apr

Italian artist/scientist/inventor Leonardo da Vinci created thousands of pages of notes and drawings. Da Vinci wrote many of his notes from right to left and in reverse. This is called mirror writing.

Mirror Writing:
The writing can be read correctly when viewed in a mirror (see photo above).

Why Mirror Writing:
It is unknown why he wrote this way.

Da Vinci’s Dates:
1452 -1519

His Drawings Include:
Vitruvian Man

His Paintings Include:
Mona Lisa and The Last Supper



Lynn 🙂


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