Topic: Lisa Gherardini
Mona Lisa, painted by Leonardo da Vinci, is likely based on Lisa del Giocondo, who lived in Florence at the turn of the 16th century. On Friday, archaeologists cut into the del Giocondo family crypt in hopes of confirming the identity of the Mona Lisa's model.
Archeologists in Florence, Italy, have found a tomb that they say might hold the remains of Lisa Gherardini, who was immortalized in Leonardo Da Vinci's iconic 'Mona Lisa.'
Mona LIsa was painted by Leonardo da Vinci early in the 16th century. French researchers have recently learned he used a lot of paint.
07/16/2010 04:35 pm