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Mona Lisa Smile

Mona Lisa Smile

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Ever wondered why the Mona Lisa, born in the hands of Leonardo da Vinci in Italy, found its home in the cultural heart of France? Let's embark on a journey unravelling the fascinating tale behind this artistic migration.

In the Louvre's sacred halls, the Mona Lisa graces the walls, but its journey from the workshops of Renaissance Italy to the cultural epicentre of France is a story as captivating as the enigmatic smile it bears.

🚀 **A Transcontinental Voyage:**
Leonardo da Vinci's masterpiece was destined for greatness, but its path was not confined to Italian soil. In the early 16th century, it found itself in the possession of King Francis I of France, marking the beginning of a transcontinental odyssey that would shape the painting's destiny.

🇮🇹 **From Italy with Love:**
Born in da Vinci's studio in Florence, the Mona Lisa held its first audiences captivated by its charm. Yet, fate had other plans as it made its way to the collection of Francis I, who admired the arts and brought this Italian gem into the heart of France.

🏰 **Louvre's Eminent Custodian:**
Housed in the Louvre, the Mona Lisa became a symbol of French cultural pride. Its residence in this iconic museum not only preserved its artistic legacy but also transformed it into a global phenomenon, drawing admirers from every corner of the world.

🌟 **Celebrating Unity in Diversity:**
At Keep Art It, we celebrate the Mona Lisa not just as an Italian masterpiece but as a testament to the power of art to bridge cultures and unite the world. Join us in preserving this unique chapter in art history and appreciating the beauty of a painting that has become a global citizen.

🤔 **Food for Thought:**
How do you think the Mona Lisa's journey has influenced its identity? Share your thoughts below and let's delve into the fascinating intersection of art, culture, and history. 🎨🌏

• Ayous wood .75″ (1.9 cm) thick frame from renewable forests
• Paper thickness: 10.3 mil (0.26 mm)
• Paper weight: 189 g/m²
• Lightweight
• Acrylite front protector
• Hanging hardware included
• Blank product components in the US sourced from Japan and the US
• Blank product components in the EU sourced from Japan and Latvia

How to attach hooks on 24″ × 36″ horizontal frames:
Place each of the mounting hooks 1 inch (2.5 cm) from frame corners when hanging horizontally.

This product is made especially for you as soon as you place an order, which is why it takes us a bit longer to deliver it to you. Making products on demand instead of in bulk helps reduce overproduction, so thank you for making thoughtful purchasing decisions!
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