Mona Lisa Fan

Mona Lisa Fan

Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519)

Portrait of Lisa Gherardini, known as Monna Lisa or The Mona Lisa (detail), circa 1503-1519 - Oil on wood / H. 77; l. 53 cm (H. 30; l. 21 in) - Paris, Louvre Museum, Department of Paintings



Dimensions :
Fermé : L. 21 cm ; Ouvert : environ 40 cm
Museum :
Musée du Louvre
Theme :
Art movements :
Renaissance, 16th century, Italian paintings
Maintenance :
No maintenance
Artist :
Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519)
Materials :
Cotton, Wood
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Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519)

Painter, sculptor, architect, scientist, musician and humanist of his time (XV-XVI centuries), initiator of the second Renaissance, Leonardo da Vinci is the very figure of the universal genius. After the completion of The Virgin with the Rocks, for the chapel San Francesco Grande, and that of the Equestrian Statue of Francesco Sforza, he found glory throughout Italy. The Last Supper, the ceiling of the Sforza Palace, the Mona Lisa and the Battle of Anghiari are a few of his great artworks. Leonardo also carried out a large amount of studies on zoology, botany, anatomy, geology. In 1516, he joined the court of Francis I, where he participated in urban planning projects. He is taken by an illness on May 2, 1519.