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Why Is The Mona Lisa ( La Gioconda Joconde ) So Special — What’s All The Fuss About?

Posted by smART bookx Stationery on Thursday, April 9, 2015, In : Fine Art and Floral 

Leonardo da Vinci Mona Lisa Notebook (with The Last Supper on the back cover)


The Mona Lisa
Painted by Leonardo da Vinci between 1503 and 1517, The Mona Lisa has many qualities that make it one of ‘The Greats’:
We could mention da Vinci’s ground-breaking sfumato technique (literally translating to ‘smoky’—it’s a deliberate hazy effect); Leonardo particularly used his sfumato around the corners of The Mona Lisa’s eyes and lips which are two key areas an artist often manipulates...

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