Why the Mona Lisa?
A brief summary regarding the podcast that discusses the rise to fame of Leonardo’s masterpiece painting.
The Mona Lisa is a painting done by the famous artist Leonardo da Vinci some 500 years ago. It was painted in Florence and started in 1503. The podcast tries search for an
In the year 1503, Leonardo Da Vinci painted one of the most famous and well known paintings in the world, the Mona Lisa. It was said that it was a painting of the wife of Francesco del Giocondo. It is such a big deal because the of the artist’s credibility which adds to the popularity. It was also
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Session: May 2012
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Mona Lisa, Finding the Key to the Mysteries of Leonardo da Vinci
Mona Lisa, a painting created by a legendary painter: Leonardo da Vinci, leaves various codes and secret
2 May 2013
History Behind the Portrait
The artist of this painting is Leonardo da Vinci. The painting's title Mona Lisa stems from the history behind the painting. Leonardo da Vinci painted this picture for Francesco del Giocond. This picture is a pa
1. The Last Supper is a mural painting by Leonardo da Vinci for his patron Duke Lodovico Sforza. It represents the scene of The Last Supper from the final days of Jesus as depicted in the Bible. The painting is based on John 13:21, in which Jesus announced that one of his 12 disciples would betray h
The Mona Lisa
The Mona Lisa by Leonardo da Vinci was painted in Florence between 1503 and 1505. The painting is of Monna Lisa, the wife of Francesco del Giocondo, which is why the painting is also referred to as La Gioconda . Leonardo never actually gave the portrait to Francesco and instead kept
Throughout history, there have been certain works of art that seem to never get old. Leonardo da Vinci’s “Mona Lisa” is definitely one of them. I chose to explore this work of art because I never quite understood why it is so relevant. Although the “Mona Lisa” is a beautiful piece of art,...
The painting “Mona Lisa” does not win by color. It displays a fairly monotonous color of brown, with a little dark green. But Da Vinci managed to create a realistic flesh tones and the mysterious smiling face. The base color of the painting is gray. Then Da Vinci applied the additional...
Mona Lisa Smile. Dir. by Mike Newell. Columbia Pictures, 2003.
In the movie, Mona Lisa Smile directed by Mike Newell, a new art history professor at Wellesley College teaches her female students alternatives to their seemingly preordained futures as wives and mothers. In this paper we will exam
Leonardo di ser Piero da Vinci (April 15, 1452 – May 2, 1519) was an Italian polymath: scientist, mathematician, engineer, inventor, anatomist, painter, sculptor, architect, musician, and writer. It is primarily for his painted works that Leonardo was and is renowned. Two of his works, the Mona Li
AN ABSTRACTION OF APPLICATION PSYCHOANALYSIS ON MONA LISA SMILE MOVIE
By : Yoga Sudarisman
In the late 19th century Viennese neurologist Sigmund Freud developed a theory of personality and a system of psychotherapy known as psychoanalysis. According to this theory, people are strongly in
How do you account for the universal appeal of Leonardo Davinci's Mona Lisa and do you think Perugia's sentence was long enough for stealing such important work? Why or why not and site the source.
Was the one year sentence enough for stealing the Mona Lisa?The Mona Lisa, is an art whose appeal c
The famous smile of Mona Lisa, the magnum opus of Leonardo da Vinci, is no more a secret as scientists have decoded the technique how the Renaisance-era painter created a special effect to show the enigmatic expression.
According to the experts, the artist managed to achieve his trademark smoky e
AP Euro History
The Mona Lisa is an extremely well known and controversial oil painting by the famous Renaissance inventor, artist, and scientist, Leonardo Da Vinci. He began painting the Mona Lisa in 1503 and finally finished in 1519, a little before his death
This document was taken from http://www.eastchester.k12.ny.us/schools/hs/teachers/manganiello/documents/TheMonaLisa.doc and modified for Art Appreciation 1020
This assignment requires a detailed description of the "formal" qualities of the art object (formal as in "related to t
Is a smile always just a smile? This would seem to be the question that the artist who painted the “Mona Lisa” was trying to convey. The “Mona Lisa”, also referred to as the “Portrait of Lisa Gherardini”, was commissioned by an unknown person or persons around 1503 A.D. and painted by th
The Mona Lisa is without doubt the most famous work in the entire forty thousand year history of the visual arts. The painting alone has been interpreted in many aspects. Leonardo Divinci was one of the first artists to portray the Mona Lisa. Leonardo da Vinci has been described as a universal gen
The art of the Renaissance was influenced by both ancient Greek and Roman culture as well as the humanism movement. The subjects of works of art were no longer limited to royal and religious figures, nor were they over idealized portrayals. Leonardo da Vinci’s Mona Lisa exemplifies this trend. Wor
The Mona Lisa
The Mona Lisa is one of the few paintings that I have seen in person. I don’t know why she is so intriguing to look at but something about her smile and her eyes captivate me. The realness of the painting and how ordinary the Mona Lisa is th