Art historian Felicia Zavarella Stadelman shares her ten most fascinating facts about artist and Renaissance man Leonardo da Vinci. She explains his remarkable contributions to art, science, and engineering.

Finally, she breaks down the reason for The Mona Lisa’s fame and describes its infamous theft a century ago.

By the way, we have several art programs available in their entirety on our YouTube channel, including Zavarella Stadelman’s talk on Vincent Van Gogh. We also have our own Barb Hauer’s discussion of post-Impressionists and celebration of women artists like Helen Dryden and Lee Miller.