Thursday, February 3, 2011

Mona Lisa is a Man

Italian researchers found a surprising new facts from the masterpiece painting The Mona Lisa, da Vinci's masterpiece Leonrdo maestro.Vinceti Silvano, the head researcher said the painting, the Mona Lisa model that is in the painting is a man, boy.

As reported by, Wednesday, February 2, 2011, Vinceti Italian historian who also broke the conclusion that there has been a mention that the Mona Lisa was Lisa Gherardini, the wife of a Florentine silk merchant. 

Vinceti pretty sure the painting was inspired by Gian Giacomo Caprotti. A young man who has long worked and became a trust 'The Master of the Renaissance' it. 

The relationship between Leonardo and Caprotti believed to be very close. Even the maestro was mentioned consider the model in the painting as a child and became one of the most trusted companions. 

Vinceti also said, several works of Leonardo, including two paintings of St. John the Baptist and lesser-known images, called "Angel Incarnate" was also based on Caprotti. Caprotti got a call 'love' that is Salai. 

What makes the research team called the Mona Lisa Vinceti is a man? According to him, all the appearance of the Mona Lisa describes the characteristics of a young man. Lean, not a sissy with curly hair.
"Salai (Caprotti) is a favorite model for Leonardo. Leonardo also include characteristics Salai in The Mona Lisa," said Vinceti. 

Caprotti allegedly entered Leonardo's household around the year 1490, when he was aged about 10 years. Caprotti Leonardo worked as an assistant for about 20 years. He earned the nickname Salai or 'Little Satan'. Caprotti also pointed out a model of some erotic paintings subjects produced the genius. 

"Salai very handsome and maybe he was loved by Leonardo," said Vinceti who is also head of the National Committee for Preservation of Cultural Heritage and Italy this. Vinceti sure, Leonardo was a man who enjoys the same sex, gay. 

Salai also allegedly stole many items from Leonardo. He also often cause some problems. But, as an artist, Leonardo was always forgiving. 

Other art historians judge skeptical of the conclusions Vinceti it. Pietro Marani, an author of several books about the artists who are also 'experts' research Vinceti Leonardo called it "unfounded."

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