Leonardo da Vinci (Vinci, April 15, 1452 - Amboise, May 2, 1519) was an architect, inventor, engineer, philosopher, physicist, chemist, anatomist, sculptor, writer, composer and painter of the Florentine Republic during the Renaissance. He is seen as the archetype of the Renaissance ideal of the universal gay and as genius.
Mona Lisa (also known as La Gioconda) is the name of a work painted between 1503 and 1506 by Leonardo da Vinci, which now hangs in the Louvre. The technique used is oil on panel (poplar). It is the portrait of a lady, probably Lisa Gherardini or fully Lisa di Anton Maria Gherardini di Montagliari, the third wife of Francesco del Giocondo. It is one of the few works of which one is sure that the hand of Leonardo himself. As one of the most famous artworks in the world gets about 20,000 visitors a day.