What is the actual name of the Mona Lisa?

Answer It is not known for certain who the subject of Leonardo da Vinci's "Mona Lisa" was, but the three most likely women were named Lisa Gherardini, Constanza d'Avalos and Isabella of Aragon. Some belie... Read More »

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What was Leonardo da Vinci's name for the Mona Lisa?

According to the Louvre, the museum where the Mona Lisa is housed, Leonardo da Vinci titled his painting "Portrait of Lisa Gherardini, wife of Francesco del Giocondo." Little is known about the his... Read More »

What inspired Leonardo da Vinci to paint the"Mona Lisa"?

The woman who inspired the "Mona Lisa" was Lisa Gherardini. It is thought that her husband, Francesco Del Giocondo, commissioned Leonardo da Vinci to paint a portrait of his wife in the early 1500s... Read More »

What is the estimated value of the Leonardo da Vinci portrait of Mona Lisa?

The current estimated value of The Mona Lisa is 500 million dollars (U.S.). The Louvre recently sprung for a 6 million dollar refurbishment to spruce up the 500-year-old painting, further protectin... Read More »

Is the Mona Lisa a guy?

The subject of the "Mona Lisa" is a woman, not a man. She was the wife of Francesco del Giocondo. The painting is located in the Musee du Louvre in Paris, France.References:WebMuseum: Mona Lisa Pai... Read More »