Leonardo da Vinci, probably the most important artist of the Renaissance, is widely considered the most celebrated artist of all time. After all, he is the genius behind the iconic masterpiece of Mona Lisa painting.
1. Leonardo da Vinci. Many art historians and critics consider Leonardo da Vinci to be the most prominent figure of the Renaissance. He was known as a prolific artist in both drawing and painting, and was also an accomplished inventor.
drawing teacher, the term was in common use in 18th and 19th century Britain, denoting an independent master who could teach both in educational institutions and on an individual basis to private students.
Mona Lisa (da Vinci)
Widely regarded as the world’s most famous painting, the Mona Lisa has enthralled viewers since it was painted by in the early 15th century Leonardo da Vinci. The painting is named after Lisa del Giocondo, a member of a wealthy Florentine family.
Leonardo da Vinci began painting the Mona Lisa around 1503 and it was in his studio when he died in 1519.
The extraordinary versatility of Gerhard Richter – the greatest living painter in the world. This month, German painter Gerhard Richter celebrates his 85th birthday with an exhibition of new paintings at the Museum Ludwig in Cologne.
“They were both incomparable geniuses. There is no question that Michelangelo won, but Leonardo has almost won in the past.
In November 2018, scientists reported the discovery of the oldest known painting of figurative art, over 40,000 (perhaps as old as 52,000) years old, of an unknown animal , in the cave of Lubang Jeriji Saléh on the Indonesian island of Borneo.
Leonardo da Vinci. The original Renaissance man, Leonardo is known as a genius, not only for masterpieces like the Mona Lisa, The Last Supper and The Lady with an Ermine, but also for his designs of technologies (planes, tanks, automobiles) that date back five hundred years in the future.
Sometime in the Stone Age, human artists began experimenting with a new form of visual art: drawing. From the ancient debris collected at the bottom of a South African cave comes the earliest known example – an abstract crayon-on-stone piece created some 73,000 years ago.
Julian Selby is a Ghanaian artist whose pencil drawings fuse design and elements into modernist portraits. The artist goes by the name Artwork by Pimpin on his artwork and on social media.