May 22, 2012

The Beautiful Smile of Mona Lisa: Mysteries

The marvelous picture of Mona Lisa was painted by Leonardo da Vinci about 500 years ago. The original name of this picture is La Gioconda and no one is quite confident who the mystery woman is, the name Mona Lisa came shortly.

If you have been confused by Mona Lisa's smile, how she's happy one second and serious the next moments, then your worries are more .This is because of our eyes are transferring varied signals to the brain about her smile.

At the present the Mona Lisa hangs in the Louvre art gallery in France. Every year the portrait attracts millions of visitors who love to situate and consider the lady's delightful expression. 

According to Dr. Margaret Livingstone, a neuroscientist from Harvard Medical School, when you momentary look at the portrait, your concentration goes first to Mona Lisa's eyes. While your eyes are glued on her eyes, then seeing her mouth in your tangential vision.

So Leonardo aims to spread so much mystification in the brains of viewers and trying to paint dynamic expressions.

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