Italian court rules against lending Da Vinci artwork to France

Italian court rules against lending Da Vinci artwork to France

An Italian court has blocked the loan of Leonardo da Vinci's famed Vitruvian Man sketch to the Louvre in Paris, ahead of an exibition marking the 500th anniversary of the artist's death.

Da Vinci’s ‘claw hand’ left him unable to hold palette: researchers

Da Vinci’s ‘claw hand’ left him unable to hold palette: researchers

IN PICTURES: France and Italy mark 500 years since Da Vinci’s death

IN PICTURES: France and Italy mark 500 years since Da Vinci’s death

Newly identified Leonardo da Vinci portrait on show in London

Newly identified Leonardo da Vinci portrait on show in London

Mystery of ‘Salvator Mundi’, the world’s most costly painting

Mystery of ‘Salvator Mundi’, the world’s most costly painting

The Florence silk mill still using a Da Vinci-designed machine

The Florence silk mill still using a Da Vinci-designed machine

Italy nationalists mull refusing Da Vincis to Louvre

Italy nationalists mull refusing Da Vincis to Louvre

Eye disorder ‘may have helped Da Vinci’s art’

Eye disorder ‘may have helped Da Vinci’s art’

Mona Lisa’s smile decoded: science says she’s happy

Mona Lisa’s smile decoded: science says she’s happy

Lost Da Vinci sketch ‘worth €15 million’ found in France

Lost Da Vinci sketch ‘worth €15 million’ found in France

Da Vinci’s relatives found by Italian history buffs

Da Vinci’s relatives found by Italian history buffs