Leonardo Da Vinci
Born, April 15, 1452, he died on May 2, 1519.
Leonardo was born an illegitimate son of a Florentine noble and peasant woman and grew up in Vinci, Italy.
In 1466 he moved to Florence where he entered the workshop of Vercocchio His first work of great significance was the “Adoration of the Magi."
The Mona Lisa is a half-length portrait of Lisa Gherardini by the Italian Renaissance artist Leonardo da Vinci, which has been described as "the best known, the most visited, the most written about.