Painting Mona Lisa

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HarperCollins, 2007 - Florence (Italy) - 564 pages
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'Painting Mona Lisa' offers an explanation behind the two mysteries surrounding Leonardo da Vinci's famous portrait: why he kept the Mona Lisa with him until his death, and why it bears a striking resemblance to the artist himself.

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I, Mona Lisa is another breathtaking, fabulous historical novel by Jeanne Kalogridis. Bringing a keen eye for detail and a marvelous pen to Renaissance Italy, Kalogridis weaves a compelling tale of ... Read full review

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Although not the highest caliber of writing, it had a good story. It was much like Tracy Chevalier's "Girl With a Pearl Earring" in the aspect that both authors created stories from paintings that portray women with (until now ^_^) unknown backgrounds Read full review

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About the author (2007)

Jeanne Kalogridis is the author of The Diaries of the Family Dracul, a historical trilogy about Vlad the Impaler. She lives in Southern California. Her latest novel is entitled The Devil's Queen: A Novel of Catherine de Medici.

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