This painting has been attracting attention on my blog so I decided to reblog the image. .
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A Modern Mona Lisa.
Supreme art is a traditional statement of certain heroic and religious truth, passed on from age to age, modified by individual genius, but never abandoned.
William Butler Yeats
Leonardo Da Vinci´s Mona Lisa can be said to be one of the most famous paintings in the art world. Beyond the enigmatic smile of Mona Lisa, the history and style of the painting continues to fascinate its viewers. It has survived for over 500 years, witnessing the passing of the Renaissance and enduring revolutions and wars. It has been in housed at the Palace de Versailles, the bedroom of Napoleon I and now the Louvre in Paris. Once stolen from its home at the Louvre it is now given extraordinary security measures. It is perhaps the fact that the painting…
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