Europe

Mona Lisa's identity about to be revealed

Team hopeful of uncovering identity of woman with the secret smile in Leonardo Da Vinci's famous painting.

Last Modified: 10 Aug 2013 08:36
Email Article
Print Article
Share article
Send Feedback

Leonardo Da Vinci's Mona Lisa is one of the most famous paintings in the world. She is the lady with the secret smile, whose identity has puzzled art lovers for centuries.

Now, a team of scientists think they could be about to answer the question - just who is that woman?

Al Jazeera's Claudio Lavanga reports from the Italian city of Florence.

62

Source:
Al Jazeera
Email Article
Print Article
Share article
Send Feedback
Topics in this article
People
City
Featured on Al Jazeera
The author argues that in the new economy, it's people, not skills or majors, that have lost value.
Colleagues of detained Al Jazeera journalists press demands for their release, 100 days after their arrest in Egypt.
Mehdi Hasan discusses online freedoms and the potential of the web with Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales.
A tight race seems likely as 814 million voters elect leaders in world's largest democracy next week.
Featured
A vocal minority in Ukraine's east wants to join Russia, and Kiev has so far been unable to put down the separatists.
Iran's government has shifted its take on 'brain drain' but is the change enough to reverse the flow?
Deadly attacks on anti-mining activists in the Philippines part of a global trend, according to new report.
Activists say 'Honor Diaries' documentary exploits gender-based violence to further an anti-Islamic agenda.
As Syria's civil war escalates along the Turkish border, many in Turkey are questioning the country's involvement.
join our mailing list