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In Florence, Leonardo lived at premises of the Servite Community , and at that time drew the large cartoon for the Madonna and Child and St Anne which attracted a lot of popular attention. Leonardo died in , and when Vasari published his Lives of the Artists in , he reserved great praise for the master: It appears from Vasari's description that Leonardo first learned to play the lyre as a child and that he was very talented at improvisation. Webarchive template wayback links CS1 Italian-language sources it Articles with hCards Pages using infobox artist with unknown parameters All articles with unsourced statements Articles with unsourced statements from November Articles with unsourced statements from April Articles with unsourced statements from September Articles incorporating a citation from the Catholic Encyclopedia with Wikisource reference Articles with Project Gutenberg links. Serge Bramly states that "the fact that Leonardo warns against lustfulness certainly need not mean that he himself was chaste". Leonardo maintained long-lasting relationships with two pupils who were apprenticed to him as children.