Why does the famous picture of Mona Lisa not have any eyebrows? I've been puzzled by this because I was trying to find some type of symbolism behind
it because everyone says Leonardo always put symbolism in his pictures. Does anyone know why Mona would lack eyebrows for a purpose?
She's got eyebrows. They're thin and plucked in the fashion that was popular in that day. And the painting is varnished and hasn't been cleaned
recently so some of the detail is harder to see (like the shapes in the background.)
Click on the portraits of the women in these galleries (all of which look "eyebrowless" from a distance) and you'll see.
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