Get Ready for “Mona Lisa: A Life Discovered” this August

May 02, 2014 876

by Mauro Battocchi

Attention lovers of Italian language and culture: get ready this August for best-selling author Dianne Hale's new book Mona Lisa: A Life Discovered. Fresh off her success with her previous book, La Bella Lingua, this new tale blends biography, history and memoir to introduce Mona (Madame) Lisa Gherardini del Giocondo—daughter of Florence, woman of the Renaissance, wife, mother, "noble spirit" and artistic muse.

Readers will meet Lisa's descendants, trace her colorful family history, explore her neighborhoods, recreate her daily rituals and bear witness the tumult and pageantry of Florence during the greatest artistic outpouring the world has ever seen.

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Fonte: San Francisco, Italy

 

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