Raphael’s Gioconda – Forum

Date: 2013-06-26

Reference number: OPUSeJ 201206262221RAG

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Title:  Raphael’s Gioconda

Author: Pezzutto, Donato

Moderator: Donato Pezzutto

Overview: The Mona Lisa, or La Gioconda, of Leonardo, seems to be the inspiration for two paintings attributed to Raphael. The two paintings, Isabella of Aragon and Portrait of Doña Isabel de Requesens, share similarities to each other. These strong similarities make the works practically interchangeable; they are referred to as Raphael’s Giocondae. Connections between Raphael’s Giocondae and Leonardo’s Gioconda are considered.The works represent Raphael’s playful homage to the Mona Lisa and to Leonardo, whom he regarded as a great teacher.

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Citation: Pezzutto, Donato, 2013, “Raphael’s Gioconda”, OPUSeJ 201206262221RAG,1-22.http://www.opusej.org/raphaels-gioconda-cover/

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