Mona Lisa: A Life Discovered Mona Lisa: A Life Discovered
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La Bella Lingua Site

A Guide to Mona Lisa's Florence


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Florence's most famous daughter is virtually invisible in her own hometown. No plaques commemorate where she lived; no monuments or streets bear her name. But after years of researching the life of this Renaissance Everywoman, I now see Mona Lisa Gherardini del Giocondo wherever I go in Florence—but especially in these places: