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Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519) was an Italian Renaissance polymath: an architect, anatomist, sculptor, engineer, inventor, geometer, musician, and painter. He has been described as the archetype of the "Renaissance man" and as a universal genius, a man infinitely curious and infinitely inventive. He is considered one of the greatest painters who ever lived.

"Mona Lisa", da Vinci's famous portrait of an Italian noblewoman, has been featured or spoofed in many Muppet productions and merchandise items. Jim Henson's earliest use of the "Mona Lisa" is in the 1965 short film Time Piece, in which the main character shoots the painting.

References

Mona Lisa

The Vitruvian Man

Other references

Last supper fiama
  • In his book Before You Leap, Kermit talks about his ancestors, including Leonardo Da Frog, "who first gained fame as an artist and inventor before really hitting it big selling cheap decoder rings to gullible tourists."

Trivia

His name was also borrowed for Leonardo, one of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, in the eponymous Creature Shop film and its sequel.

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