8. LEONARDO’S MONA LISA: THE PEOPLE AND THE PAINTING

Martin Kemp, one of the world’s leading authorities on Leonardo da Vinci, will offer a radical interpretation of the true story behind the Mona Lisa. He will reveal unknown facts about the lives of both Leonardo and the lady behind the most famous smile in the world, Lisa del Giocondo, and will discuss the scientific influences on Leonardo’s work and what the painting meant to him.