While Leonardo is well-known for his consummate body of work, many would argue that his paintings are perhaps the most impressive component of his resume. From early works such as Lady with an Ermine, to The Last Supper and the Mona Lisa, the hand of the artist is evident in all aspects of his paintings—right down to the last details. As he was wont to do, Leonardo included cryptic details or messages into most of his paintings; solving these puzzles adds to the multiple levels of enjoyment when viewing the works of Leonardo.

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