The art historian Alessandro Vezzosi will announce in Vinci (Florence) on April 14, 2016, that he had found the living descendants of Leonardo da Vinci.
Art experts are examining whether a painting in a private collection in St. Petersburg may be a previously undiscovered masterpiece by Leonardo da Vinci.
The remains of the sitter for Leonardo da Vinci’s Mona Lisa have very likely been found in a Florence convent, but DNA evidence to clinch the find will only be available thanks to technology that doesn’t yet exist.
DNA test on family could confirm Mona Lisa model’s identity. On April 29, 2014 Italian experts will be taking DNA samples from the remains of family members of Lisa Gherardini Del Giocondo.
Italian experts are closing in on conclusive evidence of the identity of the sitter for Leonardo da Vinci’s Mona Lisa, one of the most iconic works in the history of art.
There is a new famous testimonial for the return of Leonardo Da Vinci’s famous portrait, the Mona Lisa, to the city of Florence from the Louvre Museum in Paris. The american actor George Clooney warned that he would make the provocative call for the Mona Lisa to leave its French sanctuary
Researchers digging for the remains of Leonardo da Vinci’s model Lisa Gherardini Del Giocondo, known as Mona Lisa, said Tuesday that one of the most important burdens of proof lies with the insects found in the tomb. Researchers have been digging in the basement of a former Ursuline convent in central Florence for months where they believe Mona Lisa was buried.
Italian archaeologists are searching for the remains of the real-life Mona Lisa. They have found two more skeletons. The two bodies were found under the basement of a former convent in Florence, Italy, on Tuesday. The team believes Lisa Gherardini, said to be the model in Leonardo Da Vinci’s famous piece, is buried there.
The latest remains uncovered at a former convent in central Florence don’t belong to the Mona Lisa, but she might be just underneath, a researcher says. The fourth skeleton found below the former Ursuline convent appears to belong to another noblewoman who may have sat as a model for Leonardo da Vinci when he was painting his famous work.
Pressure is building for the return of Leonardo Da Vinci’s famous portrait, the Mona Lisa, to the city of Florence from the Louvre Museum in Paris. A campaign launched by the National Committee for Historical, Cultural and Environmental Heritage together with the Province of Florence has garnered 150,000 signatories petitioning for the return of the painting in 2013.