Mystery Of Mona Lisa Smile You Should Know

Many people were asking about the mystery behind the Mona Lisa smile. The mysterious smile that Mona Lisa showed in Leonardo da Vinci's famous portrait painting was finally revealed. German academics felt confident they had solved the mystery that had lasted for several centuries behind the identity of the beautiful girl who became the object of the famous painting.

Mona Lisa Smile

Lisa Gherardini, the wife of a rich businessman Florence, Francesco del Giocondo had long been seen as the model who was most likely for the 16th-century painting. Nevertheless, art historians often wondered if the smiling woman was actually da Vinci's lover or her mother. Currently, the experts at the University of Heidelberg library said that based on a note written by the owner in a book on October 1503, it was assured that Lisa del Giocondo was the real model in the Leonardo da Vinci's painting, one of the world's most famous portrait paintings.

The note was made by Agostino Vespucci, an official of Florence and a friend of da Vinci. It was in a collection of letters that were written by the Roman orator, Cicero. "All doubts about the identity of the Monalisa have vanquished following the discovery by Dr. Armin Schlechter, an expert on the codex," said the librarian. Before because of only the inconclusive evidence had been obtained from 16th-century documents. This created a space for many interpretations and there were many different identities put forward.

The post in the note compared Leonardo to the ancient Greek artist Apelles and said he was working on three paintings and one of them was a portrait of Lisa del Giocondo. The art experts who had linked the year of the painting to medieval times claimed that Heidelberg's discovery was a breakthrough. "There is no reason to continue to doubt that this portrait is another woman," said Leipzig University artist, Frank Zoelner to the Radio Germany.

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