The Leonardo da Vinci Gallery

Leonardo da Vinci
(Italian, 1452 - 1519)

 

The Artist Bio:

Leonardo di ser Piero da Vinci was born in the region of Florence, Italy in 1452. He was one of the greatest figures of the Renaissance. Throughout his life, Leonardo has made special contributions to fields including invention, painting, architecture, science, mathematics, engineering, and more.

Leonardo is famous primarily as a painter. He received his art education in the studio of the well-known painter Andrea del Verrocchio. And he created world-renowned masterpieces including the oil painting Mona Lisa. Most of his early time was in Milan and later in Rome, Bologna, and Venice. Leonardo spent the last three years of his life in France and passed away in 1519.

 

 

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About This Artwork*:

Title: Mona Lisa
Medium: Oil on Panel
Size: Unknown
Year: 1503 -1506 (It was completed in 1517)

Description: The Mona Lisa is the most well-known of Leonardo's works. It is respected as a classic masterpiece of the Italian Renaissance. The Italian noblewoman Lisa Gherardini (aka Lisa del Giocondo) is considered the original model of the painting. She was the wife of the Florentine merchant Francesco del Giocondo. This painting is one of the most welcome and valuable portraits ever made in human art history… (CLICKING ON THE IMAGE TO ENLARGE IT.)

 

 

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About This Artwork*:

Title: The Portrait of a Man in Red Chalk
Medium: Chalk on Paper
Size: Unknown
Year: 1512

Description: This artwork is widely accepted as a self-portrait of Leonardo da Vinci. (CLICKING ON THE IMAGE TO ENLARGE IT.)

 

 

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About This Artwork*:

Title: The Lady with the Ermine
Medium: Oil on Board
Size: Unknown
Year: About 1489 - 1490

Description: This painting is one of the only few portraits of females painted by Leonardo.  It is also one of the most important works in all of Renaissance art. The character in the painting is believed to be Cecilia Gallerani… (CLICKING ON THE IMAGE TO ENLARGE IT.)

* A Public Domain Artwork
 

 

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