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'The Athenaeum - Madonna with the Yarnwinder'. Leonardo da Vinci was an Italian Renaissance polymath: painter, sculptor, architect, musician, scientist, mathematician, engineer, inventor, anatomist, geologist, cartographer, botanist, and writer whose genius epitomized the Renaissance humanist ideal. He has been described as the archetype of the Renaissance Man. He is widely considered to be one of the greatest painters of all time & perhaps the most diversely talented person ever to have…

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Leonardo da Vinci - Mona Lisa [c.1503-06] I find this piece so simple but complicated at the same time. Its much more beautiful up front.

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Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519). Italian painter, sculptor, architect. High Renaissance. "La Scapigliata" (The Head of a Woman) (around 1500). Galleria Nazionale of Parma, Italy.

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