The Mona Lisa is a half-length portrait of a woman by the Italian artist Leonardo
da Vinci, which has been acclaimed as "the best known, the most visited, the ...
Sep 7, 2012 ... Current home: The Louvre museum, in Paris, where the Mona Lisa is hung ... The
work is owned by the French government and hangs in the Louvre .... those of our
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1452, Leonardo is born in Vinci, a small village in Italy. 1466, Leonardo moves to
Florence and enters the shop of Andrea Verrocchio. 1472, Leonardo joins the ...
Dec 8, 2015 ... An earlier portrait of the Mona Lisa has been found under the existing ... Instead
of the famous, direct gaze of the painting which hangs in the ... "I do not think
there are these discrete stages which represent different portraits.
2) Since the original Mona Lisa cannot be adequately insured, (as an insurance
policy requires a monetary value to the work, and one cannot do so if the object ...
Sep 25, 2012 ... Does the Mona Lisa have an older sister who looks younger? ... their version a
decade before the iconic masterpiece that hangs in the Louvre.
Feb 1, 2012 ... The original painting hangs behind glass with enormous security at ... You can
imagine that this is what the Mona Lisa looked like back in the 16th century. ...
has eyebrows and the Mona Lisa in the real masterpiece does not.
Why did they do it? ... But on the wall where the Mona Lisa used to hang, in
between Correggio's Mystical Marriage and Titian's Allegory of Alfonso d'Avalos,
Apr 6, 2005 ... Da Vinci's Mona Lisa, displayed in far-off corner of Louvre for past four years ...
the painting hangs alone on a freestanding wall that divides the gallery. ... As part
of the reorganization, the museum hopes to do more than better ...
Feb 14, 2014 ... George Clooney demands France returns the Mona Lisa to Italy ... look at and
think, that actually is probably the right thing to do," Clooney said.