The Mona Lisa by Leonardo da Vinci Arguably one of the most well-known paintings in the world, the Mona Lisa is considered a masterpiece of the Italian Renaissance. Widely believed to be that of Italian noblewoman Lisa Gherardini, the painting is thought to have been created between 1503 and 1506 and possibly as late as 1517. It is one of the most valuable paintings in the world, with an insurance valuation totaling more than $870 million.
The Last Supper by Leonardo da Vinci Another masterpiece crafted by Leonardo da Vinci, The Last Supper is a late 15th-century mural painting depicting the last supper of Jesus with his apostles. He painted the artwork between 1495–1496 and wanted to depict the exact moment after Jesus reveals one of his friends will betray him.