Leonardo Da Vinci was one of the greatest, most gifted artists and inventors of all time. Leonardo’s most fascinating work is his breathtaking painting the “Mona Lisa,” with its perfectly nuanced, mysterious hint of a smile. It is a work of simplicity yet uncommon beauty, an intimate study of humanity that transcends the ages. No wonder it is considered to be the best recognized, highest valued and most studied masterpiece of all time. Viewing the original masterwork in Paris is a thrilling experience.