LEONARDO DA VINCI (1452-1519) – For better or for more terrible, Leonardo will be everlastingly known as the creator of the most celebrated painting ever, the “Gioconda” or “Mona Lisa”. At the same time he is all the more, a great deal more. His humanist, practically investigative look, entered the craft of the quattrocento and revoluted it with his sfumetto that no one was ever ready to emula.
John the Baptist. Salai is thought to have been the model.(c. 1514)—Louvre