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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But if we approach La Gioconda not as an ordinary performance but as a work that desires to be 'read', an essay of sorts, we welcome such chemistry as a vital component of the play's aspiration, as it were, to be an essay about art.
Tambien me preocupa la imagen de la mujer en el arte, y sobre esto escribi en un libro que se llama De que se rie la Gioconda.
Varvel argues that La Gioconda was a 16th-century feminist who favored a greater role for women in the Catholic church.
By what name is the painting La Gioconda better known?
Este ano 2013 tiene el honor de celebrar el primer centenario de la aparicion del objeto del robo mas famoso de la historia del arte: La Monalisa o La Gioconda, pintada entre 1503 y 1519 por Leonardo da Vinci.
LA GIOCONDA LEONARDO DA VINCI The Louvre Historic, side-long, implicating eyes; A smile of velvet's lustre on the cheek; Calm lips the smile leads upward; hand that lies Glowing and soft, the patience in its rest Of cruelty that waits and doth not seek For prey; a dusky forehead and a breast Where twilight touches ripeness amorously: Behind her, crystal rocks, a sea and skies Of evanescent blue on cloud and creek; Landscape that shines suppressive of its zest For those vicissitudes by which men die.
In other words, the arrival of La Gioconda, as the painting affectionately known in Italy, to its birthplace any time soon as its last resting place, may neither be smooth nor very realistic at present.
And Florence's claims on the Renaissance masterpiece, known by Italians as La Gioconda, might not be that straightforward, the paper said.
El urinario puesto de costado o la Gioconda con bigotes (y un subtitulo obsceno) de Marcel Duchamp sucedieron en 1917; pronto hara un siglo.
La funcion representativa fue de corta duracion, y hoy en dia se suele decir que en la Gran Galeria se hace la corte de La Gioconda.
El Renacimiento distribuye sin duda mas generosamente las sonrisas,--pensemos en la Gioconda y algunas obras mas de Leonardo y de Rafaello-, mientras Botticelli pinta a Venus y la Primavera bajo los rasgos melancolicos de la sin par y muy llorada Nicolletta Vespucci.
The tune was adapted from Dance Of The Hours from Act 3 of La Gioconda by Amilcare Ponchielli (1834-86).