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#### From the Ted Talk by Siegfried Woldhek: The search for the true face of Leonardo

## Unscramble the Blue Letters

So we have three pictures, potentially of the same person of the same age as lrdaenoo at the time. But how do we know it's him, and not someone else? Well, we need a reference. And here's the only picture of Leonardo that's widely accepted. It's a statue made by Verrocchio, of divad, for which Leonardo posed as a boy of 15. And if we now compare the face of the sttaue, with the face of the musician, you see the very same features again. The statue is the reference, and it connects the itdienty of Leonardo to those three faces.
## Open Cloze

So we have three pictures, potentially of the same person of the same age as **________** at the time. But how do we know it's him, and not someone else? Well, we need a reference. And here's the only picture of Leonardo that's widely accepted. It's a statue made by Verrocchio, of **_____**, for which Leonardo posed as a boy of 15. And if we now compare the face of the **______**, with the face of the musician, you see the very same features again. The statue is the reference, and it connects the **________** of Leonardo to those three faces.
## Solution

- leonardo
- david
- statue
- identity

## Original Text

So we have three pictures, potentially of the same person of the same age as Leonardo at the time. But how do we know it's him, and not someone else? Well, we need a reference. And here's the only picture of Leonardo that's widely accepted. It's a statue made by Verrocchio, of David, for which Leonardo posed as a boy of 15. And if we now compare the face of the statue, with the face of the musician, you see the very same features again. The statue is the reference, and it connects the identity of Leonardo to those three faces.
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## Important Words

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- age
- boy
- compare
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- david
- face
- faces
- features
- identity
- leonardo
- musician
- person
- picture
- pictures
- posed
- potentially
- reference
- statue
- time
- verrocchio
- widely