mona lisa

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Wilmer Lopez-G : 

Wilmer Lopez-G Mona Lisa

Creator of Mona LisaLeonardo Da Vinci : 

Creator of Mona LisaLeonardo Da Vinci Leonardo da Vinci was a genius of the renaissance period. His skills were legendary - painter, architect, engineer, mathematician and philosopher but he is perhaps best known for his paintings especially that of the Mona Lisa. The name of the subject of this wonderful painting was believed to be of Mona Lisa del Gioconda. Mona Lisa was the wife of Francesco di Bartolommeo Giocondo diZ anobi del. Mona Lisa was believed to be 24 years old at the time her portrait was painted. Her enigmatic smile has captured the imagination of people for centuries.

Type of artwork : 

Type of artwork The Mona Lisa was a portrait

Year made and finished : 

Year made and finished 1503 and was finished by 1506


FAST FACTS The Mona Lisa can be seen in the Louvre Museum which is in Paris , France Da Vinci started to work at this painting in 1503 He spent four years on the portrait It is painted on 77 x 53 cm poplar wood He never sold the portrait It has been suggested that the portrait of the Mona Lisa is in fact Leonardo's female version of himself

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Fast facts August 22, 1911 - Mona Lisa was stolen but soon recovered In 1956 an acid attempt damaged the lower half of the painting, the restoration took several years

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Fast facts The painting is a half-length portrait and depicts a woman whose facial expression is frequently described as enigmatic. Others believe that the slight smile is an indication that the subject is hiding a secret. The ambiguity of the subject's expression, the monumentality of the composition, and the subtle modeling of forms and atmospheric illusionism were novel qualities that have contributed to the continuing fascination and study of the work

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