Mona Lisa

The Mona Lisa  or also known as Monna Lisa or La Gioconda in Italian; La Joconde in French is a  portrait of a Mona in Italian is a polite form of address originating as ma donna similar to Ma’am, Madam, or my lady in English. This became madonna, and its contraction mona.The  painting was made by the Italian artist Leonardo da Vinci.The painting was thought to be a portrait of Lisa Gherardini, who was the wife of Francesco del Giocondo. This painting has been acclaimed as “the best known, the most visited, the most written about, the most sung about, the most parodied work of art in the world.”

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