Based upon sketches drawn round the time he worked on “The Last Supper” (15th C.), an Italian fashion house is introducing a new bag designed by the original Renaissance man himself.
You may have heard that Mattel has launched its new Museum Collection of Barbie dolls. Inspired by Vincent Van Gogh’s “Starry Night,” Leonardo da Vinci’s “Mona Lisa” and Gustav Klimt’s “Portrait of Adele Block-Bauer I,” these dolls, which are part of a brand cherished by children the world over, aren’t exactly exciting … yawn. What if Mattel was a little more adventurous? Here are our suggestions.
We are closer than ever to figuring out if the woman in Leonardo da Vinci’s super-duper-famous-beyond-belief painting, “Mona Lisa” (1503-1519), is actually Lisa Gherardini Del Giocondo, who art historians believe to be the person in the picture. LiveScience has the story.