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Admiring Mona Lisa by Leonardo da Vinci, Louvre Museum Paris, France, May 22nd, 2009

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Published on May 27, 2009

Surely as interesting as the Mona Lisa herself, are the many people captivated by her, when they visit the Louvre museum in Paris France to see her. Visitors to the museum will recognize the images here, as a sea of faces ponder over her, with many people taking photographs.

Take a look and see if you recognize any of the mesmerized visitors in this clip, who visited the museum on Friday, May 22nd, 2009.

From Wikipedia:
Mona Lisa (also known as La Gioconda) is a 16th century portrait painted in oil on a poplar panel by Leonardo da Vinci during the Italian Renaissance. The work is owned by the Government of France and is on the wall in the Louvre in Paris, France with the title Portrait of Lisa Gherardini, wife of Francesco del Giocondo. The painting is a half-length portrait and depicts a woman whose expression is often described as enigmatic. The ambiguity of the sitter's expression, the monumentality of the half-figure composition, and the subtle modeling of forms and atmospheric illusionism were novel qualities that have contributed to the painting's continuing fascination. Few other works of art have been subject to as much scrutiny, study, mythologizing, and parody.

Leonardo was and is renowned primarily as a painter. Two of his works, the Mona Lisa and The Last Supper, are the most famous, most reproduced and most parodied portrait and religious painting of all time, respectively, Read more.......
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mona_Lisa
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