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Leonardo da Vinci: A Guide to da Vinci’s Life and Art
Written by MasterClass
Last updated: Jun 7, 2021 • 3 min read
Leonardo da Vinci, the founding father of the High Renaissance period, is best known for his paintings, notably the Mona Lisa. He also has the largest literary legacy of any painter, which includes thousands of pages of unfinished treatises on science and art.