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"We also know that da Vinci ...
"We also know that da Vinci was very esoteric and used symbols in his work to give out messages," says Silvano Vincenti, president of Italy's National Committee for National Heritage.
Silvano Vincenti, President ...
Silvano Vincenti, President of Italy's Committee for National Heritage, who spotted the letters, says;
Art Insider: January 2011
Silvano Vincenti, president of Italy's National Committee for Cultural Heritage, states the letter 'S' is seen in the woman's left eye and the letter 'L' or 'LV' in her right eye. In 2005 Dutch researchers went a step further and ran the smile through an 'emotion recognition' software and declared that the Mona Lisa smile depicts 3% happiness; 9% disgust; 6 % fear; 2% anger; less than 1% no emotion at all.
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The Italian news agency ANSA reports ...
The Italian news agency ANSA reports that a team led by art historian Silvano Vincenti, head of the National Committee for the Enhancement of Historical, Cultural and Environmental Heritage, may have discovered a tomb in a former convent that could contain the skeleton of Lisa Gherardini, thought to be the subject of Leonardo Da Vinci's 'Mona Lisa.'
"I am convinced that, thanks to ...
"I am convinced that, thanks to the minister's Italian origins, she will not only respond positively to our request, she will understand its motives," said the committee's president, Silvano Vincenti, who is determined to turn the Mona Lisa into Italy's equivalent of the Elgin Marbles.
Returning the painting would be of "high historical value, both symbolic and moral", he