Remains of Model For Mona Lisa May Have Been Found in Italian Convent

From Sri Lanka the Sunday Observer reports that archaeologists may have uncovered the remains of Lisa Gherardini, better known as the woman who posed for the Mona Lisa. The remains are being recovered from beneath the floor of a convent in Florence, Italy. Lisa Gherardini, known as Lisa del Giocondo in Italy, became a nun after her husband's death … Continue reading Remains of Model For Mona Lisa May Have Been Found in Italian Convent

An American in Paris: Curators of Thomas Cole Exhibition at the Musée du Louvre Visit the Hudson Valley in March

In January the Musée du Louvre in Paris opened “New Frontier: Thomas Cole and the Birth of Landscape Painting in America.” The exhibition is the first of a four-year collaboration devoted to American Art, with the Louvre, the High Museum of Art (Atlanta), Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art (Arkansas), and the Terra Foundation for … Continue reading An American in Paris: Curators of Thomas Cole Exhibition at the Musée du Louvre Visit the Hudson Valley in March