The Head of the Virgin by Leonardo da Vinci
(in charcoal, black chalk, red chalk)
(licensed under CCO 1.0 original source via
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York)
World Art Day is celebrated on 15 April in honour of the birthday of Leonardo da Vinci.
Leonardo (1452 - 1519), known as the Renaissance Man, is widely regarded as the universal genius whose curiosity and imagination had no boundaries. His areas of interests included invention, painting, sculpting, architecture, science, music, mathematics, engineering, literature, anatomy, geology, astronomy, botany, writing, history, and cartography.