Leonardo da Vinci is clearly one of the masters from the Renaissance and also now possibly the most famous artist in history. You can find more Leonardo da Vinci paintings here.
Da Vinci sat alongside artist Michelangelo is bring new ideas which had not really been seen before and there cannot be any way to overplay the importance of these two artists who were ambitious and skilled in equal measure.
Incredibly, the artist became all of the following during his life:
It is difficult to find anyone since who has done so much and to such a high level as Da Vinci and Michelangelo which is why they are still so well known so many years later.
It is Da Vinci’s paintings which probably remain his best known work, and the best of them are listed below.
- Mona Lisa
- The Last Supper
- The Annunciation
- The Vitruvian Man
- St John the Baptist
- Baptism of Christ
- Adoration of the Magi
- Portrait of Ginevra Benci
- Virgin of the Rocks
There has been a recent exhibition of several of these in London, UK and that proved to be one of the most popular exhibitions of all time, which underlines how the artist is still so well respected and loved, be it his paintings, sketches or other ideas and techniques.
Please use the resources supplied in this article to find out more about this truly inspirational character that we all still adore today right across the world.