Mona Lisa : the people and the painting / by Martin Kemp & Giuseppe Pallanti
- Machine generated contents note: I.Old Gentry and New Money -- II.Francesco and Lisa: Family and Finance -- III.Francesco and Lisa: Patronage and Legacy -- IV.Coming Together: Ser Piero, the Merchant, and the Friars -- V.A Child from Vinci -- VI.Renaissance Records -- VII.The Rise to Fame -- VIII.Portrait to Poetry: The Dolce stil nuovo -- IX.Painter and Poets -- X.The Universal Picture -- XI.Close Observation: Science Intervenes -- A Compact Conclusion -- Appendix -- Inventory of the late Ser Piero's da Vinci's house in Florence.
- "The true story of the Mona Lisa - the people behind it, how Leonardo painted it and what it meant to him, and its fortunes in the centuries since. Read this book and the world's most famous image will never look the same again."--Back cover.
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- Includes bibliographical references and index.
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