13 Hidden Secrets About The Iconic Mona Lisa – Number 10 Is Totally Crazy

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The Mona Lisa is an iconic painting originally by Leonardo da Vinci. He wasn’t able to complete the masterpiece following his death in 1519. Nevertheless, the artwork, once complete, was a thing of beauty.

Many intriguing facts surround this piece of art, some of which will blow your mind. Explore fourteen realities about the Mona Lisa you probably never knew.

Mona Lisa Is Not Her Real Name

Mona Lisa is not the name of the subject on the portrait, and a lot of people are unaware of the painting’s alternative title, La Gioconda or La Joconde. Francesco del Giocondo adored his wife so much that he commissioned famed painter and inventor Leonardo da Vinci to draw a portrait of his wife, Lisa Gherardini.

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