Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519) Italian Renaissance painter, sculptor and scientist
Leonardo, was an Italian Renaissance polymath whose areas of interest included invention, painting, sculpting, architecture, science, music, mathematics, engineering, literature, anatomy, geology, astronomy, botany, writing, history, and cartography. He is widely considered one of the greatest painters of all time and to many he epitomised the Renaissance humanist ideal.
From an engraving by Nicolas de Larmessin c.1695 and engraved by George Cooke for ‘The Historic Gallery of Portraits and Paintings, and Biographical Review’, published in London 1808
Image size 51x 65 mm