Leonardo Da Vinci

The lock of hair is set to go on view as of May 2, 2019, the 500th anniversary of Leonardo da Vinci's death

DNA Analysis Could Prove if This Lock of Hair Belonged to Leonardo da Vinci

Researchers will compare results of DNA test to genetic material extracted from artist’s living descendants and his alleged remains

To See the Louvre’s Blockbuster da Vinci Exhibition, You’ll Need an Advance Ticket

The most-visited museum in the world is hoping to limit lines and crowds

"Landscape 8P" (1473) will be on display in the Italian town of Vinci's castle to commemorate the 500th anniversary of Leonardo's death this May.

Was Leonardo da Vinci, a Famous Lefty, Actually Ambidextrous?

A study finds that one inscription on an early Leonardo drawing was penned with the artist’s left hand, while another was written with his right

Win a Sleepover at the Louvre, for One Night Only

Here's your chance to lounge with the Mona Lisa and dine with the Venus de Milo

Could This Work Be Leonardo da Vinci's Only Known Sculpture?

An art scholar argues "Virgin with the Laughing Child" held in a U.K. museum bears the hallmark smile and other techniques of the polymath's other works

"Monna Vanna," ca 1515. Found in the collection of the Condé Museum, Chantilly.

Experts Think This 'Nude Mona Lisa' Could Have Been Drawn by Leonardo da Vinci

Previously attributed to his students, close examination of the charcoal drawing shows a left-handed artist created most of the artwork

Château de Chambord.

Explore France's Loire Valley in the Footsteps of Leonardo da Vinci

Five centuries after his death, visitors can pay homage to the artist at these sites in central France where he spent his final years

Revealed: Leonardo da Vinci's Reddish-Brown Thumbprint

The inky impression made on an anatomical drawing of a woman will go on view to celebrate the 500th anniversary of the artist's death

Sorry, the Mona Lisa Is Not Looking at You

A new study suggests the famous painting's eyes don't follow viewers around the room but are looking off to their right instead

Still the enigma

Was Mona Lisa's Enigmatic Smile Caused by a Thyroid Condition?

Doctor theorizes that the sitter's lank hair, weak smile and yellowing skin point to post-pregnancy hypothyroidism

A few pages from the recently digitized codex.

See Leonardo da Vinci's Genius Yourself in These Newly Digitized Sketches

The Victoria and Albert Museum in London has made ultra high-resolution scans of two codices available online

Slow-moving clumps of bacteria form the darker regions of the portrait, while fast-moving, spaced-out bacteria form the lighter regions

Light-Reactive Bacteria Create Miniature 'Mona Lisa' Replica

Researchers transformed swimming bacteria into replica of the da Vinci masterpiece, morphing likenesses of Albert Einstein, Charles Darwin

Last November, "Salvator Mundi" sold for $450 million, becoming the most expensive work of art ever sold privately or at auction

Historian Asserts That Leonardo’s Assistant Painted Majority of 'Salvator Mundi'

The Oxford research fellow names Bernardino Luini as main artist, believes da Vinci only painted between five to 20 percent of the painting

Archangel Gabriel

Is This Painted Tile Da Vinci’s Earliest Known Work?

Two Italian scholars believe the tile was painted by the Renaissance master in 1471, but other experts are not convinced

The ‘Mona Lisa’ May Leave the Louvre for the First Time in 44 Years

France’s culture minister said she is ‘seriously considering’ sending da Vinci’s masterpiece on a tour of the country

Leonardo da Vinci, "A deluge," c.1517-18

Exhibition to Reveal da Vinci’s Invisible Drawings

The UK show will mark the largest display of da Vinci’s work in more than 65 years

Leonardo da Vinci's 'Salvator Mundi'

Why Critics Are Skeptical About the Record-Smashing $450 Million da Vinci

While the sale of "Salvator Mundi" has generated a considerable amount of excitement, there are doubts about its authenticity

Da Vinci Had a Hand in the "Naked Mona Lisa"

A preliminary study suggests the master painter worked on the drawing called the "Mona Vanna"

So Is 'Mona Lisa' Smiling? A New Study Says Yes

Compared to other similar images, the masterpiece's mouth registered as happy to almost 100 percent of the participants

Poland Gets a da Vinci at a Big Discount

The world famous Princes Czartoryski Foundation was recently acquired by the Polish government for a fraction of its value

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