“Mona Lisa” Through the Ages: Mysterious, Hypnotic and Forever Baffling

Jun 10, 2021 120

BY: Pamela Goldman

During the Renaissance in Italy, there was a rebirth of the ancient Greek notion that “man is the measure of all things.” For Leonardo da Vinci, an innate curiosity and close observance of nature remained the  central theme throughout his life from which all things stemmed.

For him, the fields of science, anatomy, painting and engineering are all intertwined. Like Albert Einstein of the 20th Century who said, “God is the order of the universe,” Leonardo tried to understand this grand order, rooted in tirelessly careful, secular observation.

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