Mystery Of Mona Lisa's Smile 'Solved' As Experts Say Da Vinci Used The Same Illusion Years Before
Scientists may have discovered the secret behind one of the most famous mysteries in the history of art – the Mona Lisa’s smile. Experts from two UK universities said that a new study of another paint...
The top 10 unforgettable faces in art
From Manet's dreamy barmaid to Warhol's multicoloured Marilyn Monroe and ancient Egypt's beauty queen … here are the painted faces you'll never forget.
Mona Lisa: Italian scientists 'close' to discovering identity of Leonardo da Vinci model
Scientists are awaiting results from carbon tests on three female bodies exhumed from a convent in Florence, central Italy, back in 2011. Lead scientist Silvano Vinceti from Italy's National Committee...
Mona Lisa - Why so Famous
The Mona Lisa is widely considered the greatest portrait of all time. It appears in countless advertisements, has inspired poetry, sculpture, forgeries, and ...
Mona Lisa
The Mona Lisa (Monna Lisa or La Gioconda in Italian; La Joconde in French) is a half-length portrait of a woman by the Italian artist Leonardo da Vinci, which has been acclaimed as "the best known, th...
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Mystery Of Mona Lisa's Smile 'Solved' As Experts Say Da Vinci Used The Same Illusion Years Before
Scientists may have discovered the secret behind one of the most famous mysteries in the history of art – the Mona Lisa’s smile. Experts from two UK universities said that a new study of another paint...
Young Man with an Apple (Raphael)
The Young Man with an Apple is a painting by the Italian High Renaissance painter Raphael (1505). It is housed in the Uffizi Gallery in Florence. Made during the artist's Florentine period, it is ofte...
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La donna gravida
La donna gravida (or simply La gravida; Italian for "The Pregnant Woman") is an oil on wood portrait by the Italian High Renaissance artist Raphael. It was painted between 1505 and 1506, during Raphae...
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Self-portrait (Giorgione)
The Self-portrait of Giorgione is a 1510 self-portrait by the Italian painter Giorgione. It is held at the Museum of Fine Arts in Budapest, from which it was stolen on 5 November 1983. It was recovere...
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Portrait of Maffeo Barberini
Portrait of Maffeo Barberini (c. 1598) is a painting by the Italian Baroque master Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio. It is held in a private collection in Florence. Barberini, 30 years old and from t...
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Portrait of Clarissa Strozzi
Portrait of Clarissa Strozzi is a portrait by the Italian painter Titian from 1542 belonging to the Gemäldegalerie in Berlin.The painting depicts a girl from the old Florentine family of Strozzi. The ...
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Portrait of a Knight (Carpaccio)
Young Knight in a Landscape, or Portrait of a Knight, is a painting by the Italian Renaissance artist Vittore Carpaccio, now in the Thyssen-Bornemisza Collection in Madrid. Dated 1510, this is the ea...
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Armada Portrait
The Armada Portrait of Elizabeth I of England is the name of any of three surviving versions of an allegorical panel painting depicting the Tudor queen surrounded by symbols of imperial majesty agains...
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Portrait of Ippolito de' Medici
The Portrait of Ippolito de' Medici is a 1532-33 portrait of Ippolito de' Medici by Titian, now in the Palazzo Pitti.
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Portrait of Pope Paul III (Titian)
Portrait of Pope Paul III (or Portrait of Pope Paul III Without Cap) is a 1543 portrait by Titian of Pope Paul III, produced during the pope's visit to Northern Italy.
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Portraiture of Elizabeth I of England
The portraiture of Elizabeth I of England illustrates the evolution of English royal portraits in the Early Modern period from the representations of simple likenesses to the later complex imagery use...
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Portrait of Doge Leonardo Loredan
The Portrait of Doge Leonardo Loredan is a painting by the Italian Renaissance master Giovanni Bellini, dating from 1501. It is on display in the National Gallery in London. It portrays Leonardo Lored...
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Portrait of a Cardinal (Raphael)
The Portrait of a Cardinal is a painting by the Italian Renaissance artist Raphael. It is housed in the Prado Museum in Madrid. The Cardinal has been identified as either Alidosi, Bibbiena, Cybo or Tr...
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Portrait of a gentleman in a fur
The Portrait of a gentleman in a fur is an oil painting by Paolo Veronese, datable to around 1550-1560 and now in the Galleria Palatina in Florence. Its subject is unknown - Daniele Barbaro has been ...
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Portrait of Laura Dianti
Portrait of Laura Dianti is a circa 1520–25 painting by Titian, now held in the H. Kisters Collection at Kreuzlingen. It is signed "" and depicts Laura Dianti, lover and later wife of Alfonso I d'Este...
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Portrait of Jacopo Strada
The Portrait of Jacopo Strada is a 1567-68 portrait of Jacopo Strada by Titian, now in the Kunsthistorisches Museum in Vienna.
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Portrait of a Young Woman (La Muta)
The Portrait of a Young Woman, also known as La Muta, is a portrait by the Italian Renaissance artist Raphael, c. 1507-1508. It is housed in the Galleria Nazionale delle Marche, in Urbino.The picture ...
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Yves Chaudron
Yves Chaudron was a French master art forger who is alleged to have copied images of Leonardo da Vinci's Mona Lisa as part of Eduardo de Valfierno's famous 1911 Mona Lisa painting theft.
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Female Portrait (Cranach)
The Female Portrait is a painting by German Renaissance master Lucas Cranach the Elder, dating from around 1530, now housed in the Uffizi Gallery of Florence, Italy.The work was executed by Cranach's...
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Portrait of Bindo Altoviti (Raphael)
The Portrait of Bindo Altoviti is a painting finished around 1515 by the Italian High Renaissance painter Raphael. It is housed in the National Gallery of Art of Washington, D.C., United States.Bindo ...
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Portrait of Lavinia Vecellio
Portrait of Lavinia Vecellio is a c.1545 portrait by Tiziano Vecellio (Titian) of his daughter Lavinia.
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Chandos portrait
The "Chandos" portrait is the most famous of the portraits that may depict William Shakespeare (1564–1616). Painted between 1600 and 1610, it may have served as the basis for the engraved portrait of ...
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Portrait of Emilia Pia da Montefeltro
The Portrait of Emilia Pia da Montefeltro is a picture from around 1504-1505, attributed to the Italian Renaissance artist Raphael and housed by the Baltimore Museum of Art, United States
The rear...
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