Leonardo da Vinci

Leonardo da Vinci was an Italian painter, sculptor, architect, engineer, and scientist who is widely regarded as one of the greatest artists of all time. Born in 1452, da Vinci was a true Renaissance man who excelled in many fields. His most famous works include the Mona Lisa and The Last Supper, both of which are considered to be masterpieces of Renaissance art. Da Vinci's style is characterized by his use of sfumato, a technique that creates a soft, hazy effect, and his meticulous attention to detail.