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Two sisters-Italians have declared themselves the last descendants of Mona Lisa. Reported by the Daily Mail.
Natalia and Irina Strozzi claim that they are relatives women depicted on the famous painting by Leonardo da Vinci.
According to the publication, historians for many years arguing who was the model for the portrait. Someone says that the artist has depicted himself in the image of woman, while others claim that it captures the image of the ideal woman. Many believe that the model was the wife of the silk merchant Francesco del Giocondo. The latest opinion priderjivaetsya and sisters Strozzi.
C them in solidarity Professor of art history from the University of Florence EW Hatfield, who declares that the painting depicts Lisa Gherardini del Giocondo, so Natalia and Irina Strazii can confidently claim to be her descendants.
“This is our great-grandmother, in our veins flows the same blood,” said Irina Strozzi.
In September it became known that France had found a picture of a naked woman, which could be a sketch for the painting “Mona Lisa”.
The full name of the “Mona Lisa” or “Mona Lisa”, “Portrait of Mrs. Lisa Giocondo”. The painting was painted by da Vinci in 1503-1505.
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