Mona Lisa Facts For Kids


1. Mona Lisa is the most famous and most valuable painting in the world.

2. It is a portrait painting of a woman that is considered a masterpiece in the world of art.

3. It is the most visited painting in the world.

4. The Mona Lisa was painted sometime between 1503 and 1519

5. Such portraits usually took very long to complete because the person whose portrait was to be painted was required to sit for many hours before an artist.

6. Mona Lisa was painted by Leonardo da Vinci.

7. She belonged to the Gherardini family who lived in Florence and Tuscany in Italy.

8.  The real name of Mona Lisa was Lisa del Giocondo and was also known as Lisa Gherardini, Lisa di Antonio Maria Gherardini.

9. “Mona” which is a short form of the phrase “ma doona“. Mona or Ma doona means “My Lady”.

10. The painting of the Mona Lisa visually represent the idea of happiness.


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