"Mona Lisa" by Leonardo Da Vinci, High Renaissance: This timeless piece depicts Lisa Gherardini, the wife of a wealthy merchant in the early 1500s during the High Renaissance era. During this time, artists were beginning to paint realistic pieces that gave the painting a lifelike appearance. Mona Lisa became famous because Leonardo was able to capture the amused look on her face and the details of her hands.
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