Lecture 2 - Lecture 2 1 Mona Lisa,or Lisa de Giocondo La Gioconda Pasted from o Familiar portrait not out of

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Lecture 2 1. Mona Lisa,or, Lisa de Giocondo.  La Gioconda  Pasted from  <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mona_Lisa o Familiar portrait, not out of context culturally.  o Smile not completely distinguished, subtle, hidden layer of something hidden. o Not quite knowing what is other's thought o Posed before pleasant landscape o Pleasant face, features, relaxed o Why was she painted First portrait: a silhouette,  Greek shepherd's shadow on the wall to preserve his  memory before he leaves Function of perpetuating life.   woman of subject of art.  Goes into the point of male artist??? What do we find beautiful Idea: sitter look recognizable, but not worse, preferably better o Iconography: study of the subject matter of art Portrait of a woman, high R (style), before a landscape. wife of a Florentine  merchant. o
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This note was uploaded on 05/22/2008 for the course ARTHIST V55.0720 taught by Professor Silver during the Spring '08 term at NYU.

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Lecture 2 - Lecture 2 1 Mona Lisa,or Lisa de Giocondo La Gioconda Pasted from o Familiar portrait not out of

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