Mona Lisa

The Mona Lisa (Monna Lisa or La Gioconda in Italian; La Joconde in French) is a hauf-length portrait o a woman bi the Italian airtist Leonardo da Vinci, which haes been acclaimed as "the best kent, the maist veesitit, the maist written aboot, the maist sung aboot, the maist parodied wirk o airt in the warld".[1]

Mona Lisa
Italian: La Gioconda, French: La Joconde
See adjacent text.
AirtistLeonardo da Vinci
Yearc. 1503–1506, perhaps continuin till c. 1517
TeepIle on poplar
Dimensions77 cm × 53 cm (30 in × 21 in)
LocationMusée du Louvre, Paris


  1. John Lichfield, The Moving of the Mona Lisa Archived 2015-10-15 at the Wayback Machine, The Independent, 2005-04-02 (Retrieved 9 March 2012)