Complete coverage on

Leonardo Da Vinci

Researchers believe they've found Leonardo da Vinci's mural "The Battle of Anghiari" behind work by another artist.

Latest Stories

What's your Leonardo da Vinci IQ? Take our quizupdated: Wed Nov 30 2011 09:50:00

Think you know all about the Renaissance master? Take our da Vinci quiz and find out.

Decoding Western art's buried messagesupdated: Thu Nov 17 2011 08:46:00

Dan Brown's "The Da Vinci Code" encouraged amateur "symbologists" everywhere to scan their favorite paintings for secret codes -- but the practice has been going on for centuries.

Understanding da Vinciupdated: Fri Nov 11 2011 12:51:00

CNN's Nick Glass travels to the Uffizi Gallery to get a better insight into the life and work of Leonardo da Vinci.

Leonardo da Vinci: The man, the myth, the mysteryupdated: Fri Nov 11 2011 12:51:00

There are few historical figures that can compete with Leonardo da Vinci's celebrity. This, despite what little we actually know about him.

Are there more lost Leonardo paintings out there? updated: Fri Nov 11 2011 12:21:00

A newly discovered painting by Renaissance master Leonardo da Vinci has sent shock waves through the art world, prompting speculation that more of his paintings could be as yet undiscovered.

Leonardo's rare paintings on exhibitionupdated: Fri Nov 11 2011 06:11:00

Nick Glass visits the Leonardo da Vinci: Painter at the Court of Milan exhibition at the National Gallery in London.

Discovering a lost Da Vinciupdated: Mon Nov 07 2011 11:54:00

After centuries of neglect, a painting is identified as da Vinci's "Salvator Mundi." Photographs courtesy Robert Simon.

Leonardo -- The Lost Paintingupdated: Wed Nov 02 2011 13:52:00

A little earlier this year the art world made an extremely rare discovery -- a painting by Leonardo da Vinci. Only some 15 paintings by Leonardo still exist, including the "Mona Lisa" and "The Last Supper." So, this newly discovered painting -- known as "Salvator Mundi" or "Savior of the World" -- is a truly remarkable find.

People.com: Amanda Knox Is Heading Homeupdated: Tue Oct 04 2011 12:12:00

Before leaving Italy, she thanked "those who were close, those who prayed for me"

Why Obama plays politics on gay marriageupdated: Thu Jun 30 2011 06:30:00

CNN Contributor LZ Granderson says President Obama plays politics on gay marriage to avoid giving critics an issue.

Sketch might be lost work of DaVinciupdated: Wed Apr 20 2011 16:38:00

An organization claims they have discovered a sketch dating back to the 1500's that was the work of Leonardo DaVinci.

Career advice from iconic leadersupdated: Mon Apr 04 2011 11:00:00

Just because icons like Albert Einstein and Thomas Edison aren't alive today, doesn't mean their leadership lessons should be forgotten. And since history always repeats itself, there is some career advice that never seems to change.

People.com: Da Vinci Decoded? Mona Lisa Identity Solved!updated: Thu Feb 03 2011 11:29:00

An art researcher claims Leonardo's male assistant posed for the portrait

Why are we using up the Earth?updated: Mon Jan 24 2011 21:49:00

Well, we now have a new Republican Speaker of the House and a new year. But how much has really changed?

People.com: Are There Secrets Behind Mona Lisa's Eyes?updated: Mon Dec 13 2010 17:31:00

A researcher claims tiny letters are painted in the eyes of Leonardo da Vinci's enigmatic portrait

Van Gogh, Kahlo speak from beyond the grave at Frieze art fairupdated: Tue Oct 19 2010 09:04:00

A verbal tussle between the ghosts of Leonardo da Vinci and Vincent van Gogh has become a talking point among contemporary art fans.

Romans: You think you can afford it but ...updated: Tue Oct 12 2010 13:10:00

Christine Romans' new book, "Smart Is the New Rich," aims to help everyday people make smart decisions that will lead to happiness and security.

Why firm parenting is good parentingupdated: Fri Sep 17 2010 10:05:00

I've been teaching university students for 50 years, and I can tell when one of my students comes from a home in which "good" parenting takes place.

Scientists unlock secret of Mona Lisa's faceupdated: Fri Jul 16 2010 13:50:00

Scientists have unlocked another Mona Lisa mystery by determining how Leonardo Da Vinci painted her near faultless skin tones.

This month on Icon: The Louvreupdated: Thu Jul 08 2010 12:08:00

Home to the Leonardo da Vinci's Mona Lisa and Caravaggio's Death of the Virgin, the Louvre Museum in Paris houses one of the largest art collections on earth.

Five robots we wish were real ... and five we're glad aren'tupdated: Thu Apr 22 2010 12:12:00

It's National Robotics Week, a time when students, scientists and others in the technology community celebrate the increasingly important role that real-world robots are playing in our lives.

Muslim inventions that shaped the modern worldupdated: Fri Jan 29 2010 07:53:00

Think of the origins of that staple of modern life, the cup of coffee, and Italy often springs to mind.

Fingerprint unmasks original da Vinci paintingupdated: Tue Oct 13 2009 11:43:00

A smudged fingerprint has convinced art experts that a painting thought to have dated back to the early 19th century is the work of revered Italian artist Leonardo da Vinci.

Media cover Jackson's burialupdated: Fri Sep 04 2009 12:49:00

CNN's Randi Kaye shows the media gaggle outside the Forest Lawn cemetery where Jackson will be buried.

Jackson family prepare for final farewellupdated: Thu Sep 03 2009 05:19:00

Seventy days after his sudden death, Michael Jackson will be interred in what may or may not be his final resting place on Thursday evening.

Woman throws mug at 'Mona Lisa'updated: Tue Aug 11 2009 16:08:00

Leonardo da Vinci's masterpiece the "Mona Lisa" was attacked with a mug earlier this month, but the world's most famous painting -- protected by thick glass -- emerged with its enigmatic smile undimmed.

Secret sketches a Da Vinci mysteryupdated: Thu Dec 18 2008 15:20:00

Drawings on the back of a Leonardo da Vinci painting may have been sketched by the Italian Renaissance artist, but only more tests by museum experts will tell.

Time.com: Anne Frank Museum Restores Photo Collageupdated: Fri Aug 29 2008 17:00:00

The Anne Frank House museum said Friday it has restored 52 photographs and images the Jewish teenager pasted on the wall of her room to cheer herself up while hiding from the Nazis

Loire Valley: Land of a thousand chateauxupdated: Fri Mar 07 2008 10:18:00

The Loire Valley, two hours southwest of Paris, offers France's greatest array of chateau experiences.

SI.com: Lionel Messi is SI Latino's 2007 Sportsman of the Yearupdated: Tue Dec 11 2007 15:36:00

Para leer en español, haga clic aquí.

SI.com: Sebastian Perez-Ferreiro: Messi is SI Latino '07 Sportsman of the Yearupdated: Fri Dec 07 2007 11:48:00

All professional soccer players, except perhaps for goalkeepers, score at least one great goal during their career. The good strikers, if they're lucky, will score one that goes down in history.

High resolution image hints at 'Mona Lisa's' eyebrowsupdated: Thu Oct 18 2007 08:40:00

The "Mona Lisa" has long been shrouded in mystery, including one long-standing question about the famous lady: What happened to her eyebrows and eyelashes?

Mona Lisa mysteryupdated: Thu Oct 18 2007 08:40:00

A man working to uncover the original Mona Lisa image says he has proof the Mona Lisa had lashes and eyebrows.

Burial for suspected Mafia victimsupdated: Thu Aug 23 2007 08:46:00

Relatives wailed and others threw red roses during the funeral Thursday for two brothers, killed in a suspected Mafia in Germany slaying that left four other Italians dead.

Review: Technology and magic meet in 'Rise of Legends'updated: Fri May 26 2006 10:56:00

Toss your "Saving Private Ryan," "Lord of the Rings" and "The Terminator" DVDs into a blender and you'll end up with something like "Rise of Nations: Rise of Legends," a cinematic war game that pits magic-wielding creatures against fierce machines.

EW review: 'Da Vinci' is no masterpieceupdated: Thu May 18 2006 13:30:00

Dan Brown's theological scavenger-hunt mystery novel "The Da Vinci Code" may be the pop version of a novel of ideas, but that doesn't mean the ideas don't pop.

EW review: A 'Secret': It's no 'Da Vinci Code'updated: Wed Mar 22 2006 19:15:00

You can only begin to appreciate the genius of Dan Brown's "Da Vinci Code" when you try to plow through the turgid knockoffs.

Computer decodes Mona Lisa's smileupdated: Fri Dec 16 2005 09:17:00

Scientists analyzed the portrait of the Mona Lisa, a woman with famously mixed emotions, hoping to unlock her smile. They applied emotion recognition software that measures a person's mood by examining features such as the curve of the lips and the crinkles around the eyes.

Fortune: HAND JIVEupdated: Mon Jun 13 2005 00:01:00

FARGLED ANYONE LATELY? You just might have. Whether you call it fargling, Roshambo, or jankenpo, if you've played Rock Paper Scissors, you've done it.

Fortune: THE QUEST FOR ETERNAL FLIGHTupdated: Mon May 30 2005 00:01:00

SEEN THROUGH THE EYE OF a tiny videocamera aboard Alan Cocconi's remarkable unmanned airplane, parallel rows of runway lights become discernible as the craft turns into its final approach for a nig...

Rome airport steps up securityupdated: Thu Aug 05 2004 14:18:00

Italian officials said Thursday they have increased security at Rome's civilian airport -- Leonardo Da Vinci -- because of the large influx of people during the summer holiday season.

Fortune: The Art Of Covering Business Henry Luce wanted FORTUNE to be more than a great business magazine. He wanted updated: Mon Mar 06 2000 00:01:00

There had never been a magazine like it.

Fortune: Bookmarksupdated: Mon Apr 12 1999 00:01:00

Orit Gadiesh is chairman of the board of Bain & Co., a leading consulting firm in Boston. The Israeli-born Gad-iesh has helped make Bain a favorite of FORTUNE 500 CEOs. Here are a few of her top We...

Fortune: WHERE TO GET A FARE SHAKE Business travelers can't avoid cabs. Here's a guide to their quirks and costs in six business capitalsupdated: Mon Dec 08 1986 00:01:00

No one can soothe the spirits of the weary traveler like a blithe London cabby -- just ask Caroline Robertson, an American audit supervisor for Chase Manhattan Bank in Paris. Laden with luggage, Ro...

Fortune: FOR SOME BUSINESSMEN, DYSLEXIA IS NO HINDRANCEupdated: Mon Apr 28 1986 00:01:00

Morgan Guaranty Chairman Lewis Preston suffers from dyslexia. So do a lot of executives, including Castle & Cooke Chairman David Murdock, real estate developer Alfred Taubman, and television writer...

We recommend