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The Mona Lisa Has Less Secrets

Reference

2892

Duration

00:04:00

Production year

2011

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HD
16/9
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Director(s)

Daniel FIEVET

Summary

Philippe Walter from the laboratory of the Research and Restoration Center of the French Museums (LC2RMF), explains in this short film what are the techniques used by an artist such as Leonardo da Vinci. The study of some of his works and in particular the Mona Lisa, allows to understand how da Vinci, among his multiple abilities, realized a real work of chemist: he elaborated himself his own glazes…

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