MONA LISA:
This half-portrait work by Leonardo da Vinci is an oil paint that is believed to have been painted between 1503 and 1506. This was earlier acquired by King Francis I of France. Currently the painting is on permanent display at the Louvre Museum in Paris. 
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This reason behind the painting’s popularity is that many considered this painting to be the consoler of people. The face of “Mona Lisa” gives a pleasant feeling to the viewers which indirectly convey that the painting reflects the same expression that the viewer gives while looking into the art. When the viewers smile, the painting appears to be smiling and the viewer’s other face expression will be returned by the paint. The subject of the painting is believed to be Lisa Gherardini

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