What’s so special about the Mona Lisa?

Susan Broomhall, Charles Green

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Every day, thousands of people from around the world crowd into a stark, beige room at Paris’s Louvre Museum to view its single mounted artwork, Leonardo da Vinci’s Mona Lisa. To do so, they walk straight past countless masterpieces of the European Renaissance. So why does the Mona Lisa seem so special?
Original languageEnglish
Specialist publicationThe Conversation
Publication statusPublished - 12 Jun 2019


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