Leonardo di ser Piero da Vinci. http://www.leonardodavincis... According to art historian Helen Gardner, the scope and depth of his interests were without precedent and "his mind and personality seem to us superhuman, the man himself mysterious and remote".
Marco Rosci points out, however, that while there is much speculation about the man himself, Leonardo's vision of the world is essentially logical rather than mysterious, and that the empirical methods he employed were unusual for his time.
LEONARDO DA VINCI Online Art Gallery, Da Vinci Inventions, Paintings, Drawings, and Secrets Da Vinci most famous works: The Mona Lisa,The Last Supper, Madonna of the Rocks - contain cryptic message that hints at a shocking historical secrets