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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In the manuscript Monna Lisa writes that she was a poor and beautiful young woman, married to Francesco Gherardini, an old and successful merchant from a distinguished Florentine family.
Besides, Leonardo has never allowed Monna Lisa to see the painting.
While in France, Monna Lisa discovers that in painting her portrait Leonardo wanted to immortalize his own natural mother, Caterina, of whom she reminded the Master greatly.