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The Mona Lisa is missing!

by Ramsey Montgomery

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Published by Toronto, Bantam in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Ramsey Montgomery.
SeriesChoose your own adventure ;, 76
ContributionsCopyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress)
Classifications
LC ClassificationsCPB Box no. 1813 vol. 14
The Physical Object
Pagination118 p. ;
Number of Pages118
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3548561M
ISBN 100553270044
LC Control Number2001555230
OCLC/WorldCa19776335

  We may have found the body of the real Mona Lisa. Just not the most important part Italian archaeologists believe they’ve found the skeleton of the model for Da Vinci’s La Gioconda. Mona Lisa is “a readable and affectionate my-search-for-story for art lovers and anyone interested in glorious and gory Florence in the fifteenth to sixteenth centuries, and in the divine Leonardo in particular Hales’s assiduous research has made it possible for us to know Mona Lisa just a bit, enough to wonder if this otherwise ordinary Released on: Aug

  The Mona Lisa most likely is the most popular painting in the world. The painting’s title Mona Lisa stems from a description by Italian art critique Giorgio Vasari, who wrote biographies of famous contemporary Renaissance men: “Leonardo undertook to paint, for Francesco del Giocondo, the portrait of Mona Lisa, his wife.“. Published.   Leonardo da Vinci’s famous portrait of Lisa Gherardini, titled Mona Lisa, is one of the most-discussed works of art ever, partly thanks to the subject’s ambiguous look. According to a recent Author: Jack Shepherd.

No, you're not really missing anything - the Mona Lisa is an acquired taste. I don't remember the exact words, but in one of William Somerset Maugham's books (The moon and the sixpence? Cakes and Ale?) there was this line concerning the limitation. Based on the Romanticized True Story of a lovable, Italian simpleton, who while working in the Louvre, becomes beguiled by the Mona Lisa, and believing in his heart she is homesick for Italy, steals the masterpiece, and smuggles her home with him to Florence. What is a lovable gesture to Vincenzo Peruggia turns out to be the most famous art heist in history.


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You're on your way to France for a pre-planned vacation just as the Mona Lisa is stolen. With the blessing of the French secret police, you and a friend work together to chase down the thieves.

You head to Austria, the Swiss Alps, Hungary, and Britain depending on the choices you make/5. Mona Lisa is Missing is the untold story of Vincenzo Peruggia, the Italian immigrant who committed the greatest little-known art theft in history. For more than 30 years, writer/director Joe Medeiros was obsessed with finding out Peruggia's true motive/5(9).

The Mona Lisa is Missing. (Choose Your Own Adventure #76) Paperback – January 1, by R. Montgomery (Author) See all 2 formats and editions Hide other Author: R. Montgomery. Mona Lisa Is Missing. Mona Lisa Is Missing is the definitive story of Vincenzo Peruggia, the Italian immigrant who committed the greatest little-known art theft in history - the stealing of the Mona : Documentary.

Mona Lisa Is Missing, the award-winning documentary about the man who stole the Mona Lisa. Ever since the Mona Lisa was stolen on Augthere have been myths and misconceptions about the theft and the man who stole her. to book a screening, contact: Lakeview Canyon Drive # Westlake Village, CA COVID Resources.

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Theft of the Mona Lisa is hardly an original idea, and the author does little to make the storyline intriguing or to flesh out the various locations visited during the course of the tale.

This essential lack of interesting writing is made worse by the book's interactivity. Mona Lisa Is Missing, the award-winning documentary about the man who stole the Mona Lisa The Mona Lisa Was Stolen.

More than 8 million people pass through the Louvre, most of them just to get a glimpse of the Mona Lisa. Like the person who stole the Picasso in San Francisco, the individual who stole the Mona Lisa--as detailed in this book--was a rogue individual with questionable intellect, somewhat delusional motives, and an opportunist.

This book is a combination of historical account, coupled with a Cited by: 3. A non-fiction book written in a light, novelistic style about the theft of the Mona Lisa from the Louvre in Finger printing had just been invented, photography was just becoming widespread in newspapers, and Sherlock Holmes was at the height of his popularity/5.

Mona Lisa, oil painting on a poplar wood panel by Leonardo da Vinci, probably the world’s most famous painting. The sitter’s mysterious smile and her unproven identity have made the work a source of ongoing investigation and fascination.

Read more about the painting’s subject and history. Published on Mona Lisa Is Missing is the definitive story of Vincenzo Peruggia, the Italian immigrant who committed the greatest little-known art theft in history. What do the Mona Lisa, friendship, and the Louvre have in common.

Inspector Josephine Black is called in to solve the case of a missing masterpiece, the Mona Lisa. Follow along in this whimsical setting as she tracks the thief inside the Louvre Museum and teaches a lesson about true friendship.3/5.

I've seen the Mona Lisa a number of times at the Louvre. She may not be a real looker, especially by today's standards of beauty, but she sure did the Louvre a favor by getting stolen Check "Mona Lisa is Missing" out Certain you'll like some copies for /5.

The Mona Lisa (/ ˌ m oʊ n ə ˈ l iː s ə /; Italian: Monna Lisa [ˈmɔnna ˈliːza] or La Gioconda [la dʒoˈkonda], French: La Joconde [la ʒɔkɔ̃d]) is a half-length portrait painting by the Italian artist Leonardo da is considered an archetypal masterpiece of the Italian Renaissance, and has been described as "the best known, the most visited, the most written about, the most Artist: Leonardo da Vinci.

Buy a cheap copy of The Mona Lisa is Missing. (Choose Your book by R.A. Montgomery. Free shipping over $/5(1). On AugLeonardo da Vinci's Mona Lisa, today one of the most famous paintings in the world, was stolen right off the wall of the was such an inconceivable crime, that the Mona Lisa wasn't even noticed missing until the following : Jennifer Rosenberg.

Ever since the Mona Lisa was stolen on Augthere have been myths and misconceptions about the theft and the man who stole her.

And these "alternative facts" continue. Inthe full-length documentary Mona Lisa Is Missing (formerly The Missing Piece) was released. Directed by filmmaker Joe Medeiros, it tells the complete story of Vincenzo Peruggia's theft of the Mona Lisa, using original source documents from the French and Italian archives as well as interviews with Celestina Peruggia, the daughter of Born: October 8,Dumenza, Varese, Italy.

The distant, dreamlike vista behind Mona Lisa’s head seems to be higher on the right-hand side than on the left. It is hard to see how the landscape would join up. This is subliminally unsettling: Mona Lisa appears taller, more erect, when one’s gaze drifts to the left than when it is on the right.

It is from Vasari that the painting received the name Mona Lisa, also known as La Gioconda in Italian or La Joconde in French. But Vasari published his book thirty-one years after Leonardo's death.Background. The most famous paintings, especially old master works done beforeare generally owned or held at museums, for viewing by the museums rarely sell them they are considered priceless.

Guinness World Records lists Leonardo da Vinci's Mona Lisa as having the highest ever insurance value for a painting. On permanent display at the Louvre in Paris, the Mona Lisa was.buy dvd, stream or download film posters posters.