Welcome to Art History!
The Mona Lisa (La Gioconda or La Joconde, or Portrait of Lisa Gherardini, wife of Francesco del Giocondo[) is a half-length portrait of a woman by the Italian artist Leonardo da Vinci, which has been acclaimed as "the best known, the most visited, the most written about, the most sung about, the most parodied work of art in the world." ( John Lichfield, The Moving of the Mona Lisa, The Independent, 2005-04-02 (accessed 2018-11-29)
This guide will help you begin your research in art through the library's collections and beyond.
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