Leonardo Da Vinci
The Most Enigmatic Works in Art History
A new book highlights 100 artistic curiosities, from the nude "Mona Lisa" to portraits of a dog-headed saint
Disguised Protester Smears Cake on High-Tech Glass Protecting the 'Mona Lisa'
It’s the latest in a long string of attempts to vandalize the world’s most famous painting
This 308-Year-Old Violin Could Become the Most Expensive Ever Sold
The “da Vinci, ex-Seidel” instrument's estimated worth is $20 Million
Why Donatello Was a Father of the Renaissance
A blockbuster exhibition in Florence argues that the Italian sculptor deserves to be a household name on par with Michelangelo and Raphael
Will the Mystery of 'Salvator Mundi' Ever Be Solved?
A new documentary, "The Lost Leonardo," explores the dramatic history of a purported Renaissance masterpiece
Historians Identify 14 Living Relatives of Leonardo da Vinci
An ongoing effort to trace the artist's male lineage may help researchers sequence his genome
Whale Wax Helps Scholars Solve Mystery of Supposed Leonardo da Vinci Sculpture
Radiocarbon dating places the bust's creation centuries after the Renaissance artist's death in 1519
New Research Suggests 'Salvator Mundi' Originally Looked Completely Different
Two separate studies posit that Leonardo da Vinci's initial composition only featured Christ's head and shoulders
Stolen Copy of 'Salvator Mundi' Found Stashed in Naples Cupboard
The museum that owns the 16th-century painting hadn't even realized the work—attributed to the school of Leonardo—was missing
How You Could Be One of the Only People in the Room With the 'Mona Lisa'
A Christie's auction benefitting the Louvre offers a winning bidder the chance to attend the painting's annual inspection
Hidden Microbes and Fungi Found on the Surface of Leonardo da Vinci Drawings
Researchers used new DNA sequencing technology to examine the "bio-archives" of seven of the Renaissance master's sketches
Art Historian Claims a Newly Discovered Drawing Is the Work of Leonardo da Vinci
Much like "Salvator Mundi," the proposed da Vinci sketch is likely to attract intense scrutiny
Does Leonardo da Vinci's Missing Masterpiece Actually Exist?
New research suggests the artist completed preparatory work for "The Battle of Anghiari" but failed to finish the painting
Is There a Hidden Drawing Beneath the 'Mona Lisa'?
Newly detailed high-resolution scans show traces of a charcoal underdrawing
See 'The Last Supper' in a New High-Resolution Scan Online
Based on a copy made by Leonardo da Vinci's pupils, the image will be useful to scholars and the public alike
Can You Spot Animal Crossing's Art Forgeries?
Gamers are brushing up on their art history knowledge to spot Redd's counterfeit creations
More Than One Million People Saw the Louvre's Blockbuster Leonardo da Vinci Exhibition
The record-breaking show attracted almost double the number of visitors as the Paris museum's 2018 Delacroix retrospective
Raphael's Madonnas Come Together in Berlin Exhibition
Seven artworks on display at the Gemäldegalerie museum highlight the unique sensibilities Raphael brought to an iconic devotional scene
Leonardo’s ‘Vitruvian Man’ Is Headed to the Louvre Despite Italian Scholars’ Protests
Some researchers say the roughly 530-year-old drawing is too fragile, light-sensitive to travel
Scientists Prove Leonardo da Vinci’s 500-Year-Old Bridge Design Actually Works
A model created at MIT shows the bridge, which would have been 10 times longer than typical ones, could have spanned the Golden Horn