April 11, 2019
Architect Donato Bramante died on 11 April 1514 in Rome.

May 2, 2018
Leonardo da Vinci died on 2 May 1519 in Amboise, France.

October 11, 2017
Christie’s to sell Leonardo da Vinci’s ‘Salvator Mundi’ for an estimated $100 million.

June 15, 2017
Lisa Gherardini (aka Mona Lisa), the wife of Florentine cloth merchant Francesco del Giocondo, was born on 15 June 1479 in Florence.

April 15, 2017
Leonardo da Vinci was born on 15 April 1452 , in the Tuscan village of Vinci, an illegitimate son of a local lawyer.

April 10, 2017
On 10 April 1500, Ludovico Sforza, Duke of Milan, was captured by Swiss troops and handed over to French forces at Novara.

January 8, 2017
On 8 January 1963 the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C. set a precedent for the blockbuster museum shows that dominated the rest of the century.

December 11, 2016
The Mona Lisa is the focus of much creative projection and sleuthing.

August 12, 2016
Leonardo da Vinci was buried in Amboise, France on 12 August 1519 in the church of St. Florentin, though he died on May 2 .

August 5, 2016
Inscribed “day of Holy Mary of the Snows on the 5 th August 1473” in the top right corner, Leonardo da Vinci’s pen-and-ink view of the Tuscan hills is the first dated landscape in history.

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