Interesting facts about The Starry Night

Painted by Vincent van Gogh just months before his tragic suicide, The Starry Night is perhaps his greatest masterpiece. The painting was completed in 1889 with oil paint on a canvas. The Starry Night was created within an asylum, the Saint Remy de Provence, in France that van Goghcommitted himself too in his later life. “This … Read more

Interesting facts about Mona Lisa

The history of the Mona Lisa is shrouded in mystery. Among the aspects which remain unclear are the exact identity of the sitter, who commissioned the portrait, how long Leonardo da Vinci worked on the painting, how long he kept it, and how it came to be in the French royal collection. The Mona Lisa … Read more

Interesting facts about Leonardo da Vinci

Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519) was a painter, inventor, architect, mathematician, engineer, and student of all things scientific. His natural genius crossed so many disciplines that he epitomized the term “Renaissance man.” Although being one of the most famous painters in history, only 15 paintings of Leonardo Da Vinci are known to exist. Leonardo d Vinci … Read more