How Did Leonardo Da Vinci Influence Mona Lisa

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Leonardo da Vinci and Mona Lisa
Writer, Mathematician, Inventor, Artist
His full name was Leonardo di ser Piero da Vinci but the world knows this famous artist as simply Leonardo da Vinci. During his time he was an intellectual and a leading artist of the Italian Renaissance period. His best known and most enduring works of art are “The Last Supper” and the lady with the mystic smile “Mona Lisa”. Da Vinci was born on April 15, 1452 in Vinci, Italy. He became interested in the laws of science and nature which helped him with his artistic endeavors as a painter, sculptor, inventor and draftsman. Along with his two best known art works other paintings like “Virgin of the Rocks” and “Leda and the Swan” influenced many other artists.
Da Vinci was
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The artist did as he was told and wrote to il Moro telling him how he could be of great service to the Duke’s court with his artistic and engineering talents. Da Vinci was accepted into the court and from 1482 until 1499 was commissioned to work on many different projects. It was during this period that da Vinci painted “The Last…show more content…
The “Mona Lisa” was an art work that was commissioned privately and completed between 1505 and 1507. There have been many different things said about this wonderful work of art. It has been said that Mona Lisa had jaundice, that she was a pregnant woman and the one that I love the best that it wasn’t a woman at all but a man in drag. Personally my romantic heart says that she was a woman very much in love and thinking about her love while the painting was being painted that is why she has that unusual smile on her face. It is thought that the “Mona Lisa” in the portrait is Lisa Gioconda, the wife of a merchant. Da Vinci always strived to perfect this painting and so it was never delivered to its commissioner but the artist kept it with him his entire life. Today the “Mona Lisa” has found her home in the Louvre Museum in Paris, France and sits securely behind bulletproof glass and is regarded as a priceless national treasure. I wonder if perhaps the spirit of the real Mona Lisa smiles fondly as people admire her day after
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