Mary Kenny: Catholic Herald

Leonardo died 500 years ago this May

The single currency devised by the European Union, the euro, is 20 years old this month. My personal disappointment with this financial innovation is that the European Central Bank decided against featuring a human face on the notes.

If the bank had chosen a human face, surely the outstanding candidate would have been a personage who had already featured on Italian banknotes: Leonardo da Vinci. …Read More

Pictured: The Last Supper by da Vinci