Leonardo Da Vinci's Influence On The Renaissance Era

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Leonardo da Vinci was not only a painter but also an architect, and inventor. Due to this he was known as The Renaissance Man (Bio.com Staff). Leonardo’s paintings have had a lasting impact on the Renaissance era. His most known pieces of work are The Last Supper and Mona Lisa. His paintings were predominantly religious; he had a desire to paint things realistically. This became the standard for painters who followed in the 16th century (Museum of Science). While Leonardo strayed from traditional techniques he was still able to maintain the Renaissance values. Many of the painters during the Renaissance period used oil paints whereas Leonardo used tempura as he did not want to wait as long for the paint to dry. Leonardo was able to master
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