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The Mona Lisa mystery

Pat Hutchins

The Mona Lisa mystery

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Published by Red Fox in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementPat Hutchins ; illustratedby Laurence Hutchins.
The Physical Object
Pagination192p. :
Number of Pages192
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17423229M
ISBN 100099997509
OCLC/WorldCa60244596


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A book I adored as a kid - along with the same author's THE HOUSE THAT SAILED AWAY. These books were full of vitality, the kind of story that I wanted to pick up again once I'd finished reading it. THE MONA LISA MYSTERY helped shape my opinions of the crazy French and I will be ever grateful to the author for the joy the book brought me/5.

The Mona Lisa Mystery The Mona Lisa Mystery The Mona Lisa Mystery. Informational (nonfiction), words, Level P (Grade 2), Lexile L. From toItalian artist Leonardo da Vinci created a painting that would become one of the most famous paintings in the world.

The Mona Lisa had been hanging in the Louvre Museum in Paris, France. Leonardo Da Vinci’s painting the Mona Lisa, also called La Gioconda, is perhaps the most famous painting in the lovers believe that it’s the painting’s beauty and artistic merit that make it so popular.

But it’s also likely that the mystery surrounding the identity of the sitter, and the theft and subsequent conspiracy theory are what have catapulted the piece into the. ‎A very funny middle-grade adventure by renowned author-illustrator Pat Hutchins.

Class 3 of Hampstead Primary School are off on a school trip to Paris. Morgan is the first to spot the bearded man in the black Citroen car, cruising behind their school bus, and feels sure he is following them. The Mona Lisa Mystery is a fun and exciting crime caper from Pat Hutchins following the travails of Class 3 as they experience a heist involving the most famous artwork of them all.

It is a well-written and enjoyable story which takes The Mona Lisa mystery book a touch of the foreign in the form of a Reviews: 8. Margaret Leslie Davis' fascinating book is about a Da Vinci painting. But, Mona Lisa in Camelot: How Jacqueline Kennedy and Da Vinci's Masterpiece Charmed and Captivated a Nation, is a nonfiction book, just as riveting as some suspensealmost two million people in Washington, D.C.

and New York City were able to see the Mona Lisa. The real Mona Lisa mystery. The most famous The Mona Lisa mystery book by Leonardo Da Vinci is an unresolved mystery of all times. Two of the biggest mysteries are her identity and the way she smiles. The most recent explanation about this identity states that it is the feminine version of Da Vinci himself.

In AprilAlbert Sauteur examined the perspective used to execute the Isleworth Mona Lisa and the Mona Lisa in the Louvre, and concluded that Leonardo painted both July "The Mona Lisa Mystery" premiered on the PBS television station's series Secrets of the Dead.

These days, most experts agree that the Mona Lisa is a portrait of Lisa Gherardini del Giocondo, wife of a Florentine silk merchant named Francesco del Giocondo (hence the name by which she is known in Italy and France, La Gioconda, or La Joconde).

When she sat for Leonardo da Vinci, in aroundshe was about 24 years old. Mona Lisa, by Leonardo da Vinci, Louvre Museum The 16th-century portrait Mona Lisa, or La Gioconda (La Joconde), painted in oil on a poplar panel by Leonardo da Vinci, has been the subject of a considerable deal of speculation.

Contents 1 Columns and trimming 2 Landscape 3 Other versions 4 Nude versions 5 Smile 6 Infrared scan 7 Eyebrows and eyelashes 8 Subject Metabolic disorders.

the mona lisa mystery Hardcover – January 1, by pat hutchins (Author) out of 5 stars 5 ratings. See all 12 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" $ $ $ Hardcover, Import, January 1, /5(5). Stealing Mona Lisa is a Kirkus Reviews Best of Mysteries title.

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4/5(27). The Mona Lisa Mystery Pat Hutchins No preview available - Her first book, Rosie's Walk, was published in and was a ALA Notable Book. In The Wind Blew won the Kate Greenaway Medal.

Since then she has written five novels and created more than twenty picture books. Her popular Titch books are being made into television. The mystery of her identity. The story told by one of Leonardo's first biographers, Giorgio Vasari, is that this oil portrait depicts Lisa Gherardini, second wife of a wealthy silk and wool.

The Mona Lisa Mystery is a fun and exciting crime caper from Pat Hutchins following the travails of Class 3 as they experience a heist involving the most famous artwork of them all. It is a well-written and enjoyable story which takes in a touch of the foreign in the form of a series of Parisian people and places.

The caper itself is a nice Reviews: 8. New images uncover 25 secrets about the Mona Lisa, including proof that Leonardo da Vinci gave her eyebrows, solving a long-held mystery. The images are part of an exhibition, "Mona Lisa. London, Feb.

5.—A new version of the "Mona Lisa," Leonardo da Vinci's famous painting which has just been returned to the Louvre, has been discovered in the possession of John R.

Eyre, a novelist living in Isleworth, near is a picture of extraordinary interest varying considerably from the Louvre version, and showing the columns on either side, mentioned by Vasari, the early. Synopsis.

It is the most famous work of art in human history. Millions of visitors come to the Louvre each year to admire the Mona Lisa, which has become an ideal of beauty and r, with the Mona Lisa, Leonardo da Vinci left behind more than just the portrait of a also left us with one of the greatest mysteries of all time.

The Mona Lisa Mirror Mystery A Night in the Museum Meets A Wrinkle in Time Intrigue, time travel, mystery and history -- all tied up for young Addy who is whooshed back into the time of DaVinci and then returns to her own time -- with its own mysteries and troubles.

The Mona Lisa is exactly what Da Vinci captured -- the intention of this woman's soul. He canvased a smile that was protruding through her eyes, even more so than on her lips. Absolute genius. anon February 3, The bottom line is Mona Lisa's smile is not a mystery, not in the sense of if she is smiling or not smiling.

The Mona Lisa Mystery Informational (nonfiction) words, Level P (Grade 2), Lexile L. From toItalian artist Leonardo da Vinci created a painting that would become one of the most famous paintings in the world.

Culture > Art > News Mona Lisa's smile: The mystery has finally been solved after years 'We really were astonished,' said the scientists behind the findings.

Secret Agent Jack Stalwart: Book 3: The Mystery of the Mona Lisa: France by Elizabeth Singer Hunt and Publisher Running Press Kids. Save up to 80% by choosing the eTextbook option for ISBN:The print version of this textbook is ISBN:  The mystery persisted until when restorers at the Louvre removed the frame from the Mona Lisa and discovered the painting had never been trimmed.

There were. Get this from a library. The Mona Lisa Mystery. [Pat Hutchins; Laurence Hutchins] -- Class 3 are off on a school trip to Paris. But the journey begins suspiciously, for surely their bus is being followed.

The new supply teacher also seems a bit odd and who is the strange. From the pen of TCH Jacobs (Jacques Pendower), one of the most prolific authors of the last century – more than books to his name – but now, Jacques is largely forgotten.

This is a reasonable adventure with a master hypnotist and a stolen Mona Lisa (quite expertly reproduced on the front cover, by the way – except for the rather odd. While scholars discovered her identity inthe real ‘Mona Lisa’ has remained a mystery.

A new book uncovers the tumultuous life of the woman behind art’s most enigmatic smile. Jean-Pierre Isbouts (born ) is a professor in the Social Sciences PhD program of Fielding Graduate University in Santa Barbara, California, and an author, screenwriter, director, and producer of works addressing various historical periods, particularly the time period of Jesus and that of Renaissance and post-Renaissance art.

Based on the actual theft of the Mona Lisa from the Louvre inand published on the th anniversary of the crime, Stealing Mona Lisa is a sophisticated, engaging caper, complete with a richly imagined group of con artists and a historical mystery that will keep you guessing until the very end.

The following is an excerpt from Leonardo da Vinci by Walter Isaacson. There are many portraits, including Leonardo’s earlier La Belle Ferronnière, in which the subject’s eyes appear to move as the viewer works even with a good reproduction of that painting or of the Mona in front, and the subject is staring at you; move from side to side, and the stare still seems direct.

Based on the actual theft of the Mona Lisa from the Louvre inStealing Mona Lisa is a sophisticated, engaging caper, complete with a richly imagined group of con artists and a historical mystery that will keep you guessing until the very end.

She's a global icon, celebrated in songs, poetry and Pop Art. Yet, years after Leonardo da Vinci painted the Mona Lisa, we are no closer to unravelling the mystery.

The Mona Lisa Mystery (Young Lions) This book is in very good condition and will be shipped within 24 hours of ordering. The cover may have some limited signs of wear but the pages are clean, intact and the spine remains undamaged. This book has clearly been well maintained and looked after thus far.

Money back guarantee if you are not satisfied/5(64). The Mona Lisa Mystery: A History of La Gioconda Also known as ‘La Gioconda’ in Italian, the Mona Lisa is easily recognisable from her faint smile and Italian Renaissance style. Each year, million of visitors from around the world flock to Paris to see her in pride of place at the Louvre museum.

Directed by Ian Leese. With Andrew Graham-Dixon, Giuseppe Pallanti, Jean-Pierre Isbouts, Chiara Matteucci. Behind the enigmatic smile, the Mona Lisa remains a mystery, fuelling endless speculation.

The Mona Lisa Mystery by Pat Hutchins, Class 3 from Hampstead Primary School is taking a trip to France with their teacher, Mr.

Jones. Miss Barker, their headmistress, was supposed to go with them, but she became ill, so their substitute French.

Based on the actual theft of the Mona Lisa from the Louvre inand published on the th anniversary of the crime, Stealing Mona Lisa is a sophisticated, engaging caper, complete with a richly imagined group of con artists and a historical mystery Brand: St. Martin''s Publishing Group. Looking at Mona Lisa, Pascal Cotte, a French engineer and founder of Lumiere Technology, discovered a portrait hidden behind that of Mona Lisa.

His discovery was revealed in the documentary "The secrets of Mona Lisa" broadcast on the BBC in December Through the show, the specialist explains to have identified the portrait of another woman. Get this from a library. The Mona Lisa mystery. [Pat Hutchins; Laurence Hutchins] -- Class 3 of Hampstead Primary School takes a school trip to Paris and lands right into the middle of a mystery.

Mystery of the Mona Lisa is an extremely researched, lush, well-written, and historicallyaccurate tale set in Renaissance Italy. The author claims that the painting is in fact the portrait of Caterina, the mother of Leonardo da Vinci.

Wikipedia. Leonardo da Vinci's 16th Century work the Mona Lisa is probably the most recognisable piece of art in the world. Well, maybe second to maybe The Scream, The Girl With The Pearl Earring. texts All Books All Texts latest This Just In Smithsonian Libraries FEDLINK (US) Genealogy Lincoln Collection.

National Emergency The Mona Lisa mystery by Hutchins, Pat, ; Hutchins, Laurence. Publication date Topics Schools, Mystery and detective stories Publisher New York: Greenwillow BooksPages: Is there another Mona Lisa?

One of the most intriguing controversies surrounding the Mona Lisa is the question of whether Leonardo painted more than one portrait of Lisa week PBS explores this tantalizing topic in a new episode of its popular “Secrets of the Dead” series.

According to the two-Mona Lisa theory, Leonardo may have painted Lisa's face and parts of her figure.