Leonardo da Vinci (feb 13, 1472 – nov 14, 1519)
Leonardo da Vinci was an Italian High Renaissance painter. He is considered an artist as a polymath. He was curious, something Michelangelo and Raphael were not, and had the experiences of a businessman. He used light as everything in his work; he truly understood light and used very few lines, a term called chiaroscuro. His art was specific and and accurate. but he is known for his hazey backgrounds, known as sfumato.
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