Mona Lisa

Culture
by Silvia Donati | Thu, 01/08/2015 - 01:00
A rare black and white photo of the Mona Lisa painting at the Uffizi is the highlight of an exhibition currently on view in the museum’s Sala del Camino. In…
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by Silvia Donati | Tue, 04/29/2014 - 03:43
Who provided the inspiration for the world’s most famous painting, Leonardo da Vinci’s Mona Lisa? There have been different theories, none confirmed. One says…
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by Silvia Donati | Tue, 01/07/2014 - 04:24
An attempt to bring the Mona Lisa back to Italy, even if just temporarily, has failed. French Minister of Culture Aurelie Filippetti has denied the request put…
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by Silvia Donati | Thu, 11/07/2013 - 07:00
A giant rendition of the Mona Lisa has been installed on Clapham Common in London after the famous painting by Leonardo da Vinci was named the nation's…
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by Carol King | Thu, 08/08/2013 - 06:52
The identity of the woman who sat for Leonardo da Vinci’s 'Mona Lisa' may be revealed soon thanks to DNA testing. The family tomb of Lisa Gherardini del…
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by Carol King | Fri, 06/07/2013 - 09:30
Veteran Hollywood producer Larry A. Thompson announced that he is making a film about the most famous art heist of all time: the theft of the ‘Mona Lisa’ in…
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by Carol King | Tue, 03/26/2013 - 07:37
According to experts, the ‘Mona Lisa’ might be famous for her enigmatic expression, but hers is not the only enigmatic smile Leonardo da Vinci created.…
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by Carol King | Wed, 03/06/2013 - 10:25
The woman portrayed in the ‘Mona Lisa’ is not Lisa Gherardini according to an Italian historian.Going against the traditional view regarding the identity of…
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by Carol King | Tue, 03/05/2013 - 06:12
Scientific tests conducted by a Swiss art foundation reveal that a painting of the ‘Mona Lisa’ unveiled last year is possibly an early version of Leonard Da…
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by Carol King | Sat, 01/19/2013 - 07:13
NASA scientists have beamed an image of the ‘Mona Lisa’ nearly 240,000 miles to a spacecraft at the moon, making a major breakthrough in laser communication.…