Leonardo

By: Drew Devers

Leonardo's Mona Lisa

Leonardo was a painter in the Renaissance period. He was a key figure in this period. Leonardo studied anatomy, astronomy, botany, geology, geometry, and optics, and he designed machines and drew plans for hundreds of inventions. To many his best painting is the Mona Lisa and to even some others is considered the best ever. Some people say the eyes on the Mona Lisa painting move.

Significance Of Leonardo

Leonardo was born in 1452 and died in 1519. In most people's opinion he was one of the best painters in history and his two most popular paintings are the Mona Lisa and The Last Supper. Little is known about the life of Leonardo Da Vinci. He kept copious notebooks, but these contain only sketches and speculations. Much of what we know of him comes from tax records, legal documents, and secondhand sources.

Leonardo And Some Of His Paintings