domenica 4 ottobre 2009

A closer look at the Mona Lisa

"Forget the clichés and look at the painting. In the early 15th century, La Gioconde represented a turning point in the history of portraiture. Leonardo da Vinci linked the monumentality of a figure before a landscape with a virtuoso rendering of flesh tones. Discover the secret behind the smile..." [site of the Louvre Museum]

Take a closer look.

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