Descriptive Essay On Mona Lisa

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The Mona Lisa
The Mona Lisa has to be one of my favorite paintings of all time and has lead me to use this specific painting as a topic for this paper. Not to mention the love I have for Leonardo da Vinci. I, myself have always been drawn to da Vinci’s paintings and all of his other achievements that he has given us during his life. I, like Leonardo da Vinci love art and science just as much as it seems he did. He shares a love of art and a fondness for science. It also seems that he loves a good mystery, and the Mona Lisa just happens to be one clouded in mystery. And I too love a good mystery.

The Mona Lisa is respectively one of the most famous paintings in the history, and was painted by one of the most infamous artist of all time Leonardo da Vinci. Leonardo has his own mysteries, because no one knows much about the man at all, aside from the basics. He was born on April 25, 1452 in Vinci, Italy. His father was a notary and his mother was a maiden, they were never married, Leonardo was their only child. However, his parents together had 17 other children. He was extremely intelligent and was a master at many skills, science, math, architecture, art and was among the first to dissect a human body. He began painting at the age of 14 as an apprentice for Andrea del Verrocchio. By the age of 20 Leonardo had outshined his teacher and Verrocchio knew that he could never be as good as da Vinci and he never painted again. Throughout da Vinci’s life he painted many, many

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