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Lumiere on the Mona Lisa

Cotte, Pascal

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ISBN 10: 2954825847 / ISBN 13: 9782954825847
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Title: Lumiere on the Mona Lisa

Publisher: Vinci Editions

Binding: Soft cover

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In-depth study of the Mona Lisa. Series: Lumiere. Num Pages: 205 pages, 200 colour, 190 b&w. BIC Classification: ACND; AFC; AGB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 305 x 235. . . 2015. Paperback. . . . . Books ship from the US and Ireland. Bookseller Inventory # V9782954825847

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  • Discover the true portrait of Lisa Gherardini
  • Major BBC documentaryto be broadcast in December 2015
Groundbreakingand important new discoveries concerning the Mona Lisa

The Mona Lisa is one of mankind's great mysteries. With over 9.7 millionadmirers per year, it is the most legendary painting of all time. No otherwork has provoked such a desire to know its secrets. Now, after adecade of research, Pascal Cotte has pioneered an extraordinaryscientific imagery technique (L.A.M.),that takes us into the heart ofthe paint-layers of the world's most famous picture and revealssecrets that have remained hidden for 500 years.

This book takes us on a remarkable journey that reveals stage bystage, layer by layer, his remarkable findings. It demonstrates definitively,for the first time, answers to the mysteries that have eluded us forcenturies. Who was the lady in the picture? Did Leonardo paint another version?What really lies behind that iconic face? And how did Leonardo achieve thatbeguiling and seductive smile?

There are over 150 brand new discoveries about the painting. A landmark eventin the world of art, this book shatters many myths and alters our vision ofLeonardo's masterpiece forever.

Pascal Cotte's findings are the subject of a major BBC documentary and will beannounced to the world in December.

About the Author: Pascal Cotte is an optical engineer specializing in photography and image signal analysis. He is the inventor of the L.A.M. scientific imagery technique and the first high-definition multispectral camera, which he has used to digitize several works by Leonardo da Vinci: the Louvre's Mona Lisa, in October 2004; The Lady with an Ermine in Cracov, in September 2007; La Bella Principessa in 2008; and La Belle Ferronnière in 2011. All told, Cotte has digitized over 2,000 works in public and private collections, and authored several studies scientific about famous paintings. Since 2007 Cotte's exhibition The Secrets of Mona Lisa, produced by Australia's Grande Exhibitions, has been seen by over 8 million visitors on all five continents.

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