Remembered as one of the greatest Surrealists, Miro’s works draw on inspiration from landscapes of Majorca, Mont-roig, and Paris. Colorful and almost child-like are many of his works, where one can see figures structured and restructured in patterns. Dots, drips, lines, and gestures create an abstraction of intricate forms.
Born on April 15, 1452, right outside of Florence, this Italian was a painter, inventor, mathematician, architect, and engineer. Considered to be one of the greatest painters of all time, Leonardo is widely recognized as the epitome of the Renaissance.
Sold for roughly 49 million GBP to an unknown buyer, the quizzical portrait became available for sale at Sotheby's for the very first time.
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