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Can you Put the Mona Lisa Together?
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TEST YOUR KNOWLEDGE (Answers below)
1. Who Painted the Mona Lisa?

Was it Rembrandt, DaVinci, or Renoir?

2. Who is she?

3. This painting has been known by what other name?


Answers Below:

1. The Mona Lisa was painted by Leonardo da Vinci in Florence, Italy and took about three years to complete.

2. The lady in the picture is said to be Lisa di Antonio Maria Gherardini, wife of Francesco del Giocondo, a wealthy Florentine gentleman. Hence the name "Mona (an Italian contraction of ma donna, my lady) Lisa."

3. The painting has also been known as La Gioconda, which may have been derived from her married surname or from the Italian word gioconda which means "a light-hearted woman."







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