It is now thought that the world-famous Renaissance maestro may have been born of an Italian slave named Caterina.
Drawn by the Maestro himself, the small sketch of a bear's head has sold for a record-breaking sum.
A newly discovered sketch of Jesus by Leonardo da Vinci may prove that he did not paint Salvator Mundi.
The world's most expensive painting - Salvator Mundi - mysteriously disappeared shortly after being sold.
A new study has suggested that an injury sustained from a fall may have left Leonardo da Vinci unable to paint.
A lock of hair thought to belong to Renaissance genius Leonardo da Vinci is set to undergo DNA testing.
A new study of da Vinci's work has lead experts to conclude that he could write and draw with both hands.
The mystery of who paid $450 million for Leonardo da Vinci's 'Salvator Mundi' has now been solved.
The 500-year-old painting, which sold for a record-breaking sum at auction, has a few peculiarities.
An Oxford University professor believes he may have pieced together the identity of Leonardo's mother.
Researchers in Italy have located two undisclosed 'relics' that once belonged to da Vinci himself.
One of the art world's most hotly debated mysteries may have finally been solved after 500 years.
Sketches demonstrating the laws of friction have been identified within the margins of Da Vinci's notes.
Scientists are hoping to extract DNA from skin and hair samples found on some of Da Vinci's paintings.
Researchers have identified a subtle optical illusion responsible for the painting's enigmatic smile.
A controversial new video claims to have cracked an alternative version of the Da Vinci code.
Leonardo da Vinci's masterpiece is part of a matching pair of paintings that form a 3D image.
The priceless painting by Renaissance genius Leonardo Da Vinci depicts noblewoman Isabella d’Este.
Leonardo Da Vinci's masterpiece has become the subject of a remarkable nanoscopic experiment.
CT scans have revealed that Leonardo da Vinci's anatomical sketches were startlingly accurate.