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Leonardo da Vinci


Leonardo da Vinci couldn't complete the Mona Lisa as he suffered from 'claw hand': Study

May 06, 2019 2:45 pm

Doctors in the Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine have concluded that the hand impairment was caused by a nerve damage. This made it difficult for the artist to hold a palette and brush.

Leonardo da Vinci's 500th death anniversary: A look at the artist's most famous works

May 02, 2019 3:19 pm

Many of his paintings have been lost, destroyed or over-painted but some of his artworks became iconic gaining worldwide acclaim for their realistic appeal.

Lost and still not found: Artworks that went missing in the last century

April 02, 2019 12:28 pm

Is the most expensive artwork sold at an auction, Leonardo da Vinci’s Salvator Mundi, missing? A look at its mysterious past and some other masterpieces that are missing.

A Leonardo made a $450 million splash, now there’s no sign of it

March 31, 2019 9:41 pm

Martin Kemp, an Oxford art historian who has studied the painting, described it as “a kind of religious version of the ‘Mona Lisa'” and Leonardo’s “strongest statement of the elusiveness of the divine.”

Eye disorder helped Da Vinci create masterpiece sculptures and paintings

October 22, 2018 4:56 pm

With this condition known as strabismus, a study has found that Leonardo da Vinci may have had an eye condition that gave him an unusual ability to recreate three-dimensional shapes in his sculptures and paintings.

Indian-origin researcher explains da Vinci's 'hydraulic jump'

August 10, 2018 2:41 pm

Since the 1820s scientists have believed that hydraulic jumps occur partly as a result of the gravitational pull.

John Logan to script Leonardo DiCaprio's Leonardo da Vinci biopic

February 02, 2018 4:29 pm

Leonardo DiCaprio's Leonardo da Vinci biopic will be adapted from Walter Isaacson's biography of the celebrated Renaissance era Italian artist.

Abu Dhabi to acquire Leonardo da Vinci's 'Salvator Mundi'- Christie's

December 09, 2017 8:17 am

The painting, sold last month, become the most expensive painting ever sold.

Master stroke: After Leonardo Da Vinci's painting was sold for $450 million, a look at his other art works

November 26, 2017 12:00 am

As a Leonardo Da Vinci painting breaks auction records, a look at other works that have been attributed to the Italian genius.

Leonardo da Vinci's 'Salvator Mundi' sells for record $450 million

November 16, 2017 8:58 am

The painting, called "Salvator Mundi,'' Italian for "Savior of the World,'' is one of fewer than 20 paintings by Leonardo known to exist and the only one in private hands.