Leonardo and the Mona Lisa Story

The History of A Painting Told in Pictures
Sassoon, Donald, 1946- (Book - 2006)
Leonardo and the Mona Lisa Story
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Five centuries after Leonardo da Vinci first painted "La Gioconda", or the "Mona Lisa", her mysterious smile retains its celebrity status. From photographs of Florence to paintings by Leonardo's Florentine contemporaries, this work unlocks the history behind the painting and illustrates just how much she continues to influence our culture.

Authors: Sassoon, Donald, 1946-
Statement of Responsibility: Donald Sassoon
Title: Leonardo and the Mona Lisa story
the history of a painting told in pictures
Publisher: New York : London : Overlook Duckworth/Madison Press, c2006
Characteristics: 349 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 22 cm.
Notes: Includes index
Contents: Renaissance man 1452-1515
Leonardo's lady 1516-1700
From Napoleon to the femmes fatales 1701-1910
Theft of the century 1911-1913
Global icon 1914-2006
Subject Headings: Leonardo, da Vinci, 1452-1519. Mona Lisa History Pictorial works Leonardo, da Vinci, 1452-1519. Mona Lisa History
Additional Contributors: Leonardo 1452-1519
ISBN: 9780715636145
Research Call Number: JQD 07-304
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