Mona Lisa


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Mona Lisa

La Gioconda, da Vinci’s enchanting portrait. [Ital. Art: Wallechinsky, 190]

Mona Lisa

enigmatic smile beguiles and bewilders. [Ital. Art: Wallechinsky, 190]
See: Mystery

Mona Lisa

(“La Gioconda’) her mysterious smile enchants the beholder. [Ital. Art: Benét 397]
See: Smiling
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