How old was Leonardo da Vinci when he started painting?
Leonardo Da Vinci started painting from when he was little but painted the Mona Lisa when he was 57.
Ser Piero da Vinci and Caterina. Leonardo da Vinci was born the illegitimate son of Piero da Vinci, and a peasant woman or middle eastern slave, Caterina, at http://wiki.answers.com/wiki/Vinci,_Italy in the region of http://wiki.answers.com/wiki/Florence, Italy. His mother married an employee of his father when Leonardo was a few months old. He was raised by his biological father.