Arts Everyday Living: Hommage to Leonardo da Vinci—Recalling the Mona Lisa

Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot,The Woman with a Pearl, c. 1868-1870, oil on canvas, Musee du Louvre, Paris, France

When French artist Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot (1796-1875) created this moving portrait The Woman with a Pearl above, was he recalling a much earlier work of art also in the Louvre Museum?

Leonardo da Vinci, Mona Lisa, c. 1503-1506, perhaps continuing until c. 1517, oil on poplar panel, Musee du Louvre, Paris, France






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