Silly Old Mona, after Leonardo da Vincis Mona Lisa of 1503
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Holly Frean

“Silly Old Mona, after Leonardo da Vinci's Mona Lisa of 1503”

Taming la Gioconda’s lack of self-possession, in between those long, demanding sittings, was the challenge that Leonardo undertook in 1503; he succeeded in painting her looking restful and composed.

oil on canvas board

W: 80 H: 80 D: 7 cm