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The Mona Lisa (Power Point)

  1. 1. The Mona Lisa Priscila Guerrero
  2. 2. The Mona Lisa <ul><li>Leonardo da Vinci was the creator of the Mona Lisa. </li></ul><ul><li>Da Vinci focused on his use of natural proportions, patterns, shapes, and symmetries on this painting. </li></ul>http:// Math and the Mona Lisa: The Art and Science of Leonardo da Vinci
  3. 3. The Mona Lisa <ul><li>The Mona Lisa has no eyebrows or eyelashes. </li></ul><ul><li>There is only one hair that was found on her face. </li></ul><ul><li>This one hair was made by a single brush stroke. </li></ul>http:// =2159&akst_action=share-this
  4. 4. The Mona Lisa <ul><li>Vincenzo Peruggia was the man who stole the Mona Lisa. </li></ul><ul><li>He stole it on August 21, 1911 right off the wall from the Louvre. </li></ul><ul><li>After two years, he was caught and arrested. </li></ul>
  5. 5. The Mona Lisa <ul><li>It took 24 hours for the first person to notice the Mona Lisa was missing. </li></ul><ul><li>The French borders were sealed in attempt of the painting not leaving the country. </li></ul><ul><li>In December 1913, the Mona Lisa resurfaced in Florence. </li></ul>Vanished Smile: The Mysterious Theft of Mona Lisa
  6. 6. The Mona Lisa <ul><li>On August 2, 2009, a woman through a teacup at the painting. </li></ul><ul><li>In 1956, it was doused with acid. </li></ul><ul><li>And later that same year, a man damaged it by throwing a rock at it. </li></ul>Mona Lisa Attacked With a Teacup.(The Arts/Cultural Desk)(ARTS, BRIEFLY)(Brief article).
  7. 7. The Mona Lisa <ul><li>Many people argue that Mona Lisa’s hands are in an odd position. </li></ul><ul><li>The pigment just behind the right wrist matched up perfectly with that of the painted cover that drapes across Mona Lisa’s knee. </li></ul><ul><li>This means that the forearm and wrist hold up the blanket. </li></ul>
  8. 8. The Mona Lisa <ul><li>Some people say that Leonardo da Vinci painted secret symbols and messages into his artworks. </li></ul><ul><li>The Mona Lisa has all kinds of techniques hidden in it. </li></ul><ul><li>Leonardo da Vinci probably used his best techniques while making his paintings. </li></ul>
  9. 9. The Mona Lisa <ul><li>A Florentine expert believes that da Vinci created “heavenly” and “vulgar” versions of the portrait. </li></ul><ul><li>This practice was very common between other renaissance artists. </li></ul><ul><li>However, these versions of the Mona Lisa have been lost. </li></ul> Expert: Da Vinci painted nude Mona Lisa.
  10. 10. Works Cited <ul><li>Atalay, Bulent. &quot;Math and the Mona Lisa: The Art and Science of Leonardo da Vinci(book)(Book Review).&quot;  American Artist. 68. 744 (July 2004): 75(1). Student Resource Center - Gold. Gale. Colony High School. 7 Dec. 2009 <>. </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;25 Secrets of the Mona Lisa Revealed.&quot; 25 Secrets of the Mona Lisa Revealed N.p., 19 Oct. 2007. Web. 8 Dec. 2009. </li></ul><ul><li>Lamark, Wally . &quot;A Portrait for Vincenzo Perugia.&quot; History Bluff N.p., 20 July 2009. Web. 8 Dec. 2009. </li></ul><ul><li>Krystek, Lee . &quot;The Secret of Leonardo da Vinci.&quot; The Museum of UnNatural Mystery N.p., 2005. Web. 8 Dec. 2009. </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;Expert: Da Vinci painted nude Mona Lisa.&quot; UPI NewsTrack 16 Nov. 2009. Student Resource Center - Gold . Web. 8 Dec. 2009. <>. </li></ul><ul><li>Audi, Nadim. &quot;Mona Lisa Attacked With a Teacup.&quot; New York Times 13 Aug. 2009: C2(L). Student Resource Center - Gold . Web. 8 Dec. 2009. <>. </li></ul><ul><li>Hartle, Terry. &quot;Vanished Smile.&quot; Christian Science Monitor 12 June 2009: 25. Student Resource Center - Gold . Web. 8 Dec. 2009. <>. </li></ul>