A Man is Put behind bars after He Throws Cake at the Famous Mona Lisa Painting.
Let us talk about the world’s most famous Mona Lisa painting.
Mona Lisa is a half-length, oil painting on a wood panel by one and only Leonardo da Vinci. Leonardo da Vinci is a famous Italian artist. The painting is portrayed as one of the finest masterpieces of the Italian Renaissance.
The painting of Monalisa is globally also referred to as the Portrait of Lisa Gherardini, wife of Francesco del Giocondo, Italian La Gioconda, or French La Joconde.
The painting was created years back, around 1503, its artist Leonardo resided in Florence. His famous piece of art is hung at the Louvre Museum in Paris.
Mona Lisa Painting
Mona Lisa- the painting showcases a half-length portrait of women with a distant background. The soft sculptural face represents the artist Leonardo’s skillful shading patterns.
The way he has depicted the overall harmony achieved in the painting including in the sitter’s faint smile shows Leonardo’s idea of the cosmic link connecting humanity and nature.
The present condition of the painting: The painting is currently covered with glass protecting the Mona Lisa, it is a bulletproof case.
Mona Lisa and its influence globally.
It has been described as ” one of the best known, the most visited, the most written about, the most sung about, work of art in the world”. But recently what happened shook everybody away.
The incident took place when a 36-year-old man who visited the museum, dressed as an elderly lady, moved around the Louver Museum in a wheelchair. She smeared cake on the renowned glass-covered Mona Lisa painting.
This event took place this Sunday, 29th May 2022 when the museum as always was flooded with visitors and tourists visualizing the beauty all around that museum.
The man was wearing a wig and lipstick dressed as an old woman and shouted at the people to think of planet Earth.
The security officers further added that the man is 36 years old. He has been sent to a psychiatric care unit following the incident that took place this Sunday. The officials are looking into the matter and have started the investigation process. And viewing the damage to these cultural artifacts.
The man’s identity has still been unknown and he was also seen throwing roses in the museum gallery to slack-jawed guests present there.
The security guards filmed the whole scenario where the culprit was seen shouting “Think of the Earth! Some people are destroying the Earth! Think about it. Artists tell you: think of the Earth. That’s why I did this.”
World Famous Painting
This painting dates back to the early 16th century and is one of the main tourist attractions of the city. Which recently carried out reforms in the room where it is exhibited to better manage the tourists that gather in large numbers to witness the world-famous painting.
According to the reports, it is not the first time the Mona Lisa has been attacked. Back in the year 2009, a man threw a ceramic cup at the painting, and later. It was loaned to Japan in the year 1974, a woman tried to vandalize it with red spray.
So to prevent any kind of such attacks, the painting was covered with protective glass.