Idea Title: Da Vinci’s Youth
Log Line: The life and travels of early 20s Da Vinci based more on a romantic ideal of what a flourishing artist rather than a historical biopic.
Synopsis: Da Vinci is travelling thru the countryside of Venice, living the life of a vagabond looking for work. Fresh out of an apprenticeship, Da Vinci finds an older countess who allows him to paint her portrait. A romance develops that night, with Da Vinci sleeping with the women only to find out he is in love with her. A doomed romance from the get go, Da Vinci spends the next five years travelling the country and getting hired on with the Pope, only to one day rediscover the woman is now a widow. Da Vinci unfortunately cannot rekindle the romance because he realizes it would violate social laws for an up and coming artist to marry an aristocrat.
Genre: Historical romance
2nd Genre: Drama