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The exhibition Leonardo a Vinci. Alle origini del Genio, organized in conjunction with the Uffizi Gallery, is being held in the Museo Leonardiano in Vinci, and focuses on Leonardo’s biographic links with his birthplace and the stimulus that it provided in his work as an artist, technologist and scientist. The show features documents on loan from the State Archive in Florence, which reconstruct unequivocally the very first events in Leonardo’s life in Vinci, and his first known drawing, a Landscape (inv. 8P) dated by the artist 5 August 1473. On loan to the Museo Leonardiano for the first six weeks of the exhibition, this youthful work constitutes a kind of palimpsest for all of Leonardo’s future output, and acts as a centrepiece for the exhibition. Early biographic events in Leonardo’s life, from his birth in Vinci to his training in Renaissance Florence, and the artist’s indissoluble tie with his land of origin, are recounted in an innovative and immersive exhibition room. Starting with fascinating details that emerge from archive documents, and with the aid of an installation that seamlessly combines sounds and images, the exhibits trace the events that attest to Leonardo’s presence in Vinci.