Latest Mona Stories

2014-10-31 23:07:18

Monica Mona Hadeed’s cancer experiences lend inspiration and support for hard times. PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad and Tobago (PRWEB) October 31, 2014 Recently

Mona Lisa Bones Identity
2013-08-12 10:01:38

An Italian art director says he’s close to finally pinning down the identity of Da Vinci’s Mona Lisa.

2011-04-06 10:35:00

Researchers are digging up the remains of an Italian noblewoman who they believe could be the model who sat for Leonardo da Vinci's infamous Mona Lisa masterpiece.

2011-01-07 09:20:29

Queen’s University Classics professor emeritus Ross Kilpatrick believes the Leonardo da Vinci masterpiece, the Mona Lisa, incorporates images inspired by the Roman poet Horace and Florentine poet Petrarch.

2010-12-14 09:45:00

Art detectives took a fresh look at the Mona Lisa on Sunday and noticed tiny letters and numbers hidden in the famous painting's eyes.

2010-07-15 09:00:00

The Leonardo Da Vinci masterpiece the Mona Lisa has once again become the subject of scientific research, joining a half-dozen other works by the Italian Renaissance painter in a new study that applied X-ray technology to study the artistic shading technique known as sfumato.

2009-08-11 17:15:31

A Russian woman was held in Paris Tuesday after tossing tea at Leonardo da Vinci's painting, the Mona Lisa, officials said. The woman heaved her ceramic mug of English Breakfast tea at the famous canvas in front of security guards at the Louvre Museum, The Daily Mail reported. The mug bounced off the bullet-proof glass and shattered on the floor in the incident that occurred Aug.

2009-06-13 06:40:00

A 16th-century painting of a nude Mona Lisa, once credited to Leonardo Da Vinci, will be displayed for the first time on Saturday as part of an extensive new exhibition from June 13 to September 30 at the Museo Ideale near Florence, Italy.

2008-07-10 09:00:56

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2008-01-15 14:50:00

For years, art historians have wondered about the identity of the smiling Mona Lisa. Many guesses have been made as to who the subject of Leonardo da Vinci’s famous portrait was. Some thought it could have been da Vinci’s mother, his lover, or even perhaps himself.

Word of the Day
  • A person or thing gazed at with wonder or curiosity, especially of a scornful kind.
The 'stock' of 'gazingstock' comes from an Old English word meaning 'tree trunk' or 'wood'.