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The Real Mona Lisa Discovered
Topics: Italy, Painting

Heidelberg University in Germany has solved the long asked question “who is the Mona Lisa?”

In margin notes of a book by Cicero, Florentine city official Agostino Vespucci, a friend of Leonardo Da Vinci, Mona Lisa was identifiend as Lisa Gherardini del Giocondo, the wife of a wealthy silk merchant.

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