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Siegfried Woldhek:
The search for the true face of Leonardo

TED2008 · 4:24 · Filmed Feb 2008

Mona Lisa is one of the best-known faces on the planet. But would you recognize an image of Leonardo da Vinci? Illustrator Siegfried Woldhek uses some thoughtful image-analysis techniques to find what he believes is the true face of Leonardo.

Illustrator
Siegfried Woldhek knows faces — he's drawn more than 1,100 of them. Using sophisticated image analysis and his own skills as an artist, he's come up with a fascinating discovery about Leonardo Da Vinci. Full bio