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'Copy of Mona Lisa by da Vinci pupil' found


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#1    Still Waters

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Posted 01 February 2012 - 02:28 PM

www.telegraph.co.uk said:

A painting thought to be the earliest copy of Leonardo da Vinci's Mona Lisa and painted alongside the original has been discovered in Madrid's Prado museum, giving another insight into what the model for one of the world's most famous paintings actually looked like.

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Posted 01 February 2012 - 03:19 PM

I really can not stand the Mona Lisa painting. She is a bland woman with dead eyes and it is utterly boring. I've never understood the amount of attention it gets.

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Posted 02 February 2012 - 10:26 PM

interesting. too bad DaVinci didnt paint it himself

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Posted 03 February 2012 - 05:43 AM

Very cool!

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Posted 03 February 2012 - 06:27 AM

I actually prefer it to the ''real'' thing.      It makes her look a lot younger too :)


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Posted 03 February 2012 - 01:03 PM

So leonardo painted two pictures,he was not happy with the first oneand he wanted to give her the best shot.It is hard to believe that a student could copy so well. He painted two portraits .Which one is the first one


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Posted 03 February 2012 - 02:54 PM

Being from Spain, for some reason I just pictured the Mona Lisa twin picture with a Guy Fawkes mustache and goatee. lol


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Posted 04 February 2012 - 03:45 AM

her sister was named moan-a-lot


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Posted 05 February 2012 - 04:58 PM

awesome


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Posted 08 February 2012 - 03:53 PM

I'm not an art critic but I like the Spanish one better, which isn't saying much because I never "got" the whole Mona Lisa thing anyway.


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Posted 22 February 2012 - 10:53 AM

Yeah, I like the spanish one better too. XD It's so much more bright and colorful.





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