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JESI, AN. ITALY - Saturday, October 17, 1998 at 07:09:59 (EDT)
Now you can add Montana to your list of states that have signed your book! Great site!Inspiring and interesting! Thanks!
Medicine Lake, MT USA - Friday, October 16, 1998 at 22:36:20 (EDT)
Good site, Nice One!
Plymouth, UK - Friday, October 16, 1998 at 11:38:46 (EDT)
My wife, Gloria Solomon Rudetsky has visited and enjoyed your Web site and turned me on to it. I retired from the Bd. of Ed. in 1986. I was a Language Arts Supervisor in the elementary schools. I also taught English at Kingsborough Community College for nine years.
Ed Rudetsky <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Brooklyn, NY USA - Friday, October 16, 1998 at 10:06:39 (EDT)
You did a terrific job on this website. Congratulations on an informative and interesting location!!
USA - Friday, October 16, 1998 at 09:14:03 (EDT)
Nice...I'd like to link this to our educational section of our church website.
Belleair , Fl USA - Friday, October 16, 1998 at 09:02:07 (EDT)
Congratulations on a wonderful web site. As a former LA supervisor, I can say that the various components of this site would be helpful and interesting to students and teachers. Keep up the good work!
Ed Rudetsky <email@example.com>
Brooklyn, NY USA - Friday, October 16, 1998 at 07:59:55 (EDT)
DaVinci was quite a clever man::: he is surly smiling in his grave with or
without Mona :) Stop by a visit
Hollywood, CA USA - Friday, October 16, 1998 at 01:45:49 (EDT)
What a great web site -- and to think that teenagers actually cooperated and got it done. I really admire you all.
Anaheim , CA USA - Thursday, October 15, 1998 at 20:49:35 (EDT)
Me and my friend is going to do a projekt to lern more about schools in other
countris so if you are interested in cooperate with us you can mail me at: (link
disabled) From Helene and Wictor in Sweden
Helsingborg, Sweden - Thursday, October 15, 1998 at 03:21:31 (EDT)
Nice enough site.Is "Mona Lisa" Leonardo in drag? Save for discovery ofnew evidence/documentation, we may never know...Sorry, computer simulations are just too misleading.I can make my own facial features match Mona Lisa'sand produce a nice morph movie. Proves exactlynothing... Or maybe I'm Leonardo... In drag...Why is Mona smiling?- The polenta has been especially good that day... ;)D.X. "Incerta pro nullis habentur..."
Toronto, ON Canada - Wednesday, October 14, 1998 at 22:55:49 (EDT)
Freud said her smile had awakened something in Leonardo that was long dormant and he continually had to give it new expression. Art historians say she was a real person and her smile lent to the etiquette of the time. I think both of these men were geniuses, I wish both could have seen what you did...and then debated.
USA - Wednesday, October 14, 1998 at 22:36:17 (EDT)
Love your site about Mona Lisa. I am also taken with her and use her on my website, come visit sometime.
Hollywood, CA USA - Wednesday, October 14, 1998 at 22:09:23 (EDT)
I feel that Mona was actually pregnant, or she was a he.But for Mona to be Leonardo himself, it is unbelievable.
USA - Wednesday, October 14, 1998 at 20:49:22 (EDT)
I'm very impressed with your website it is a great sorce of information.It has a good sorce of information.I recommend this website for all ages.
Arlington, va USA - Wednesday, October 14, 1998 at 19:17:20 (EDT)
I'll never look at the Mona Lisa again without thinking about this morph. Wow!TVS
canton, oh USA - Wednesday, October 14, 1998 at 17:45:36 (EDT)
I am glad that I found your site.
edmond, ok USA - Wednesday, October 14, 1998 at 13:07:04 (EDT)
Elmo looks great on your awards page. We had a great time.Come back and visit us anytime.ThanksMonica & Elmo
Monica and Elmo
Dallas, Tx USA - Wednesday, October 14, 1998 at 12:13:00 (EDT)
I am just so happy that a friend sent me this site-and then was awed with the theory that Mona is Leonardo---I still feel tingly from the experience---thankyou so much--now have to pursue the balance of the site---please stay around for us all..Burton
West Palm Beach, Fl USA - Wednesday, October 14, 1998 at 10:43:19 (EDT)
Please,come to meet... the LEONARDO's ONLY CHILDat this address: (link disabled)
JESI, AN ITALY - Wednesday, October 14, 1998 at 10:35:43 (EDT)
I don't see the resembleance. Sorry
CHurch Hill, TN USA - Wednesday, October 14, 1998 at 10:24:11 (EDT)
I was so delighted to visit this website! Anything about Leonardo Interest me, but the Gioconda´s portrait ... Anyway, the thing is that I had another theory regarding her smile and I have even painted a canvas some thirty years ago on this subject. Behind the Gioconda´s face there is a death´s head, that´s all. And therefore has an attraction on everybody´s subconscious...
madrid, SPAIN - Wednesday, October 14, 1998 at 10:16:31 (EDT)
Vancouver, WA USA - Wednesday, October 14, 1998 at 09:41:27 (EDT)
I have been interested in Leonardo for a long time and was very impressed to see the morphing of old Leonardo into the mysterious Mona Lisa. This has given me some good ideas for a school project.
Sydney, nsw Australia - Wednesday, October 14, 1998 at 08:11:55 (EDT)
Very nicely done. It is easy to use and informative.
Houston, TX USA - Wednesday, October 14, 1998 at 08:10:03 (EDT)
I am so impressed with this exciting and interesting site.Keep Up The Good Work! I am a grandmother and enjoying learning about the web and you added to my fun.
Tuscaloosa, AL USA - Wednesday, October 14, 1998 at 07:32:33 (EDT)
Awesome job on this site. Lots of hard work obviously went into this site. Again, GREAT JOB! Seth Agranov, Network Coordinator
Gordon Elementary <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Memphis, TTN USA - Tuesday, October 13, 1998 at 08:39:19 (EDT)
da vinci was a genius og viđ erum snillingar líka.
reykjavík, 210 iceland - Monday, October 12, 1998 at 11:58:51 (EDT)
I am in my advanced placement European history class we are studying the Rennaisance. A part of the
Rennaiasance is art so my teacher is giving us an extra credit
assignment of judging an artwork. I chose the Mona Lisa. I found nice
bibliographical information in your website that I fully intend to
include in my report. So your website though it didn't help me complete
my ultimate objective for research, it did contribute to the report.
USA - Monday, October 12, 1998 at 11:51:03 (EDT)
I THINK YOU ARE RIGHTWE READ ABOUT LEONARDO DA VINCI AND WE FOUND IT INTERESTING THAT MONA LISA MAY NOT HAVE BEEN A REAL PERSON.BYE
TRENTON, ND USA - Monday, October 12, 1998 at 11:18:54 (EDT)
i really liked this site,
va USA - Monday, October 12, 1998 at 09:20:25 (EDT)
I was searching dictionaries for "smile". I found yours, and it did make me smile. I've sent your information on to younger family members with young children. thanks
Mary jane <email@example.com>
Tulsa, OK USA - Sunday, October 11, 1998 at 18:43:29 (EDT)
Your website had nice biographical information about Leonardo DiVinci but I would have appreaciated an actual picture of the Mona Lisa since I was trying to find one for an art analysis paper in my history class. I attend a high school in Illinois.
IL USA - Sunday, October 11, 1998 at 17:01:22 (EDT)
As a webmaster for several large scale sites and a programmer helping to make sites more user friendly, I am gratified by the teamwork, skills and content your site provides! Keep up thegood work! Warmly, anne
Anne Palumbo <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Baltimore, Md USA - Sunday, October 11, 1998 at 01:44:47 (EDT)
hI, What an interesting site!!!
State College, PA USA - Saturday, October 10, 1998 at 21:26:49 (EDT)
Very interesting page
Groningen, Netherlands - Saturday, October 10, 1998 at 10:31:14 (EDT)
Hello,Thank you very much for your EduClick site submission. Your link has been added to the directory. Perhaps you might consider adding a link back to the directory. You should however in no way feel obligated to do this. Once again thank you! Daniel H. Scheer Senior Technical Consultant
Daniel H. Scheer <email@example.com>
New Orleans, LA - Friday, October 09, 1998 at 07:10:54 (EDT)
You have agreat site. I am going to put your info on my National Art Honor Society bulletin board in my classroom and encourage my students to see your efforts. Organization and clarity are your strengths. Keep it up!
jJackie Sabourin <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Plattsburgh, ny USA - Thursday, October 08, 1998 at 23:50:10 (EDT)
I find your art gallery to be very interesting
Detroit, MI. USA - Thursday, October 08, 1998 at 11:24:51 (EDT)
A beautiful site! Very informative and great art work!
Enschede, The Netherlands - Thursday, October 08, 1998 at 03:30:16 (EDT)
Way to go JFK!!! I'm really impressed! Although I've heard about this site and how special it is, I was unprepared for just how creative and professional it could be. Now, if all of our students can have the opportunity to learn this.....................
Riverdale, NY USA - Wednesday, October 07, 1998 at 23:00:52 (EDT)
Congratulations! You have the keen eye of a true WebTripper! Your recommended
site will be showcased on the WebtripsNetwork located at (link disabled) as a
Top 8 Art History Site. Users like you are whatWebTrips is all about. Creative
Darren Clayton <email@example.com>
USA - Wednesday, October 07, 1998 at 22:55:50 (EDT)
The site has good links, including the bit about Renaissance Music. Is their more info on this particular selection?
New York, NY USA - Tuesday, October 06, 1998 at 22:54:34 (EDT)
I was very impressed with the website. Unfortunately, on my very old computer I don't have the capacity for graphics, but I will be back for more.
Brooklyn, NY USA - Tuesday, October 06, 1998 at 22:25:21 (EDT)
As a librarian in a small college, I know how useful the Internet has become. This site is definately a useful tool. Keep up the good work
New York City, NY USA - Monday, October 05, 1998 at 18:02:39 (EDT)
pa USA - Sunday, October 04, 1998 at 14:46:37 (EDT)
I was really surprised to learning that Leonardo could have pulled such a joke(hoax) on people for all these years. He is one of the few human being that could have done this.
Swoyersville, PA USA - Sunday, October 04, 1998 at 13:10:07 (EDT)
Great site! Keep on like this! Congratulations.
Portoroz, Slo Slovenia - Saturday, October 03, 1998 at 07:07:26 (EDT)
Leo pleased her so much she smiled for the camera or in her case, Leo.
Anchorage, AK USA - Friday, October 02, 1998 at 16:36:01 (EDT)
I really liked the site...lots of interesting things about Leonardo. I was looking at the site for Art class and it's the only site that has the conclusion of Leonardo and The Mona Lisa...how they are the same...thanx a lot!
Campbell, OH USA - Friday, October 02, 1998 at 08:21:36 (EDT)
I love the theory! I think that the joke is on us. I have just read a book called "How to Think Like Leonardo Da Vinci" (a wonderful book by the way) and it talks about his great sense of humor. I am very eager to go to Victoria BC this weekend for the opening of the Da Vinci exhibit - the only one in Canada. He has always been my hero in history, it will be so exciting to see and experience it. I am impressed with this web site, as I'm sure he would have!
Kamloops, bc Canada - Thursday, October 01, 1998 at 14:24:34 (EDT)
I find the theory that Leonardo had painted his own face on the Mona Lisa a very acceptable one. I have watched various documentaries about Leonardo and it is very apparent that the man was definately a genius. He may have seen some humor in fooling any that saw his painting and that could explain the slight hint of a smirk, instead of a full blown smile. In the same respect, the closeness of a smirk could have been his wondering how long it would take for someone who was equal to his genius to finally figure out what he had done. I often wonder just what else he could accomplish if he were alive now with his having access to our present technology. Makes you wonder doesn't it? Your site is fabulous and I enjoyed it very much, and keep up the good work.
Kansas, Ohio USA - Thursday, October 01, 1998 at 09:07:46 (EDT)
I think this a hot page. I am a graduate from the Kennedy class of 1997. I am very impressed. Keep it up!!!!
Bronx, NY USA - Wednesday, September 30, 1998 at 22:22:35 (EDT)
Your site is truly informative as well as fun! i do not know if I buy Leo being Mona Lisa - he could just look like his mom - and hazel eyes ARE a kind of blend of brown and green and gold(my husband has them)so depending upon what someone with hazel eyes was wearing, his or her eyes would look green or brown or golden.
USA - Wednesday, September 30, 1998 at 22:18:03 (EDT)
This page has alot of information on it and it was great. I was looking for some proof of how Da Vinci painted the Mona Lisa and i think i found it.I do know that when he painted it he dressed up as a lady and stood in front of a mirror. But where is the proof of that.???
Dillon , SC USA - Wednesday, September 30, 1998 at 09:35:24 (EDT)
This is a cool home page.
silkeborg, Denmark - Tuesday, September 29, 1998 at 07:32:55 (EDT)
I have heard a rumor where Leonardo Da Vinci was able to write backwads with both hands at the same time. Writng Latin in one hand and Italian on the other. I think. But this is just a rumor. I have also heard him referred to as a rennissance man by some man, I forgot his name. I think this page really helped my insite on Leonard Da Vinci Even more. Thank You Kindly.
Lake Forest, CA USA - Tuesday, September 29, 1998 at 00:14:17 (EDT)
This are really nice multimedia exibits and helpful to many people who don't know abot them and would like to learn about them. This exhibits could teach then what they want to know. This is a great way for them to learn about it. This was a great idea, and you all did a great job doing it.
USA - Monday, September 28, 1998 at 17:13:02 (EDT)
Mona Lisa's smile reflects the futuristic thought of a great artist.
New York, NY USA - Sunday, September 27, 1998 at 20:46:43 (EDT)
This is definitely a revoutionary painting. I have heard rumor of the smirk's true meaning, but now i am even more convinced. could you send me a copy of the metamorphosis so I can see it without having to load up the page?Please feel free to send me any information over this subject as it definitely is of interest.
Lincoln, NE USA - Sunday, September 27, 1998 at 01:38:39 (EDT)
Nothing happened on the Mona Lisa to show me a flip-flop. It worked at home on the computer, but when I had a group of fourth graders at school and wanted to show them, we just looked at Leo's face. Why is that?
Julie Schaller <Bobwoodman@AOL.com>
Wi USA - Saturday, September 26, 1998 at 22:49:30 (EDT)
that is very interesting about the davinci mona lisa flip flop. if you could send me more info it would be greatly appreciated, thanks!
san ramon, ca USA - Saturday, September 26, 1998 at 15:32:14 (EDT)
Fun site. You hard work is certainly deserving of our Pau Hana Award.
Honolulu, HI USA - Saturday, September 26, 1998 at 15:12:28 (EDT)
Excelent trivia about the smile. Iwould wonder if it is true that Leonardo Da Vinci painted himself.
Mexico City, MX Mexico - Saturday, September 26, 1998 at 13:01:16 (EDT)
Wonderful site, enjoyed the visit
Point Pleasant, NJ USA - Saturday, September 26, 1998 at 10:22:17 (EDT)
This is a pretty cool page. I never really thought about the many reasons that Da Vinci might have painted the MonaLisa before. Oh, by the way, I got this site from an article in the news paper.
USA - Friday, September 25, 1998 at 23:06:04 (EDT)
What a terrific site. We are totally amazed regarding why Mona Lisa is smiling. You should all be very proud of your work!! Thank you and don't stop....
Mrs. Burns First Grade <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Livermore, CA USA - Thursday, September 24, 1998 at 15:58:51 (EDT)
Dear Steve,Thank you for suggesting this wonderful site to us forfuture CCCNet Newsletters. We would love to point to your students' page.We will certainly keep this site in mind for futurepossibilities. All the best, Shahani Purushotma CCCnet Webmentor
Shahani Purushotma <SPurushotma@cccpp.com>
USA - Thursday, September 24, 1998 at 15:03:06 (EDT)
My "Art of the Italian Renaissance" college professor was adamant in communicating to us: LEONARDO IS HIS LAST NAME. DA VINCI REFERS ONLY TO THE TOWN HE WAS FROM.In order not to lose credibility on your otherwise excellent site, PLEASE correct the various references to "Da Vinci" to "Leonardo." Thanks,Judy
Judy Allen <email@example.com>
White Plains, NY USA - Thursday, September 24, 1998 at 14:21:04 (EDT)
I'm an undergraduate in the field of Psychology. I will be working with word processing. I'm planning on attending Hunter College in January of '99 - I have about 1 1/2 yrs left. I look forward to the work.
New York, NY USA - Thursday, September 24, 1998 at 13:23:51 (EDT)
annandale, mn USA - Thursday, September 24, 1998 at 11:51:57 (EDT)
Love the site, alot of fun and I learnt things on the way! / J
NY, USA - Thursday, September 24, 1998 at 10:07:21 (EDT)
Your website is great but I have a question. Isn't the Mona Lisa a picture of Lisa Giannini?
Austin, Tx USA - Wednesday, September 23, 1998 at 16:18:58 (EDT)
Love your web page, thank you for making full use of the world wide web.Keep up the good work.
USA - Wednesday, September 23, 1998 at 11:47:48 (EDT)
I was very happy to see it which was a wonderful idea.
Tokyo, Japan - Tuesday, September 22, 1998 at 22:24:46 (EDT)
Congratulations on your site! I will post information about it on theArtsACCESS
message board. Would you or someone on your
team like to write about your web site for the conference? Our online conference
is a 2 yearproject and next year 1999, we plan on developing materials specificfor
educators. Your project is specific to our area ofinterest--developing the interest,
talents and capabilities of studentswith and without disabilities in the arts!
Let me know. Olivia Raynor, Ph.D., OTRAssociate Director, University Affiliated
Program Director, National Arts and DisabilityCenter
Olivia Raynor <oraynor@MEDNET.ucla.edu>
Los Angeles,, CA USA - Tuesday, September 22, 1998 at 19:21:47 (EDT)
My grandfather,Ardonio Gherardini, explained to me that lisa's less than enthusiastic smile was the result of her dismay at being forced to wed Giovanni Giannini at the age of 15. The portrait,commissioned by Giannini prior to the wedding,was to preserve her youthful beauty.
USA - Monday, September 21, 1998 at 21:04:29 (EDT)
Our 7th grade middle school art class took your quiz after studying Leonardo and the Renaissance period for several days.They have laid on their backs and drawn their version of Michelangelo's Sistine chapel and created some "modern day" Mona Lisa portraits,some sporting green hair and nose rings. 4 in our class made a 100 on the quiz and we all enjoyed exploring your site.Thanks!
Holston Middle School Art class <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Knoxville, Tn USA - Monday, September 21, 1998 at 09:23:57 (EDT)
THANK YOU! A beautiful Site!
P.B.G., FL USA - Sunday, September 20, 1998 at 20:31:23 (EDT)
The first time I ever even thought about Leonardo da Vinci or Mona Lisa was when I had watched the movie "Ever After" co-starring our very lovely Drew Barrymore. (August '98, that is) Until then I could care less. I started to ponder and ask myself was Mona Lisa really a person? What did da Vinci do to make her so famous? My boyfriend told me it was how he painted, the strokes, the texture, the paint itself, and what he painted on. I thought he just simply painted on canvass or something. I was wrong. I don't know how to look at art but the mystery of Mona Lisa captivates me. I have read Dr. Lillian Schwartz theory about Mona Lisa. I found it very interesting. Could Mona Lisa be a portrait of da Vinci? I also read Rina De Firenze theory. Maybe Mona Lisa was da Vinci's mom, Catrina. (I think her name was)I don't know how many more theories there are out there. These are just the ones I ran across. Which ever one you like to belive is upon you. I liked Dr. Lillian Schwartz better. It was more exicitng to me. I think the truth would be nice to know. Maybe when I get to heaven I'll ask da Vinci himself. But leaving it as a mystery is even better. In that there is the art itself. Before I leave I have some a question I want to ask. If any could help by answering them, please e-mail me. What did Leonardo da Vinci do to make the painting so famous? If any more questions arise again. I'll be sure to be back. Thanks.
Ca USA - Sunday, September 20, 1998 at 17:40:10 (EDT)
Your school has a remarkably creative site. You are all to be commended! I have been very much impressed with
your students' web site creativity. I'd be happy to add your web site to
our school's Learning Resources. Best Regards to you and all of your hard-working students.
J. Paul Jodoin, Ed.D., Media Specialist Cross Creek School
J. Paul Jodoin <email@example.com>
Naples, FL USA - Sunday, September 20, 1998 at 16:52:10 (EDT)
I enjoyed this website very much. Will be back again! I learned about your
site through the kids' section of our local daily newspaper, the Hamilton Spectator.
I pass this section along to my 11-year-old grandson. The Mona Lisa caught my
eye. I recommended it to my grandson, so perhaps he will sign in, too. His name
is Danny. Dorothy Turcotte
Grimsby, Ontario Canada - Sunday, September 20, 1998 at 10:38:51 (EDT)
A very interesting theory. It is possible, considering he was a genius so he knew exactly what he was doing. Trying new ideas was obviously not new to him. Regards from Canada.
Mississauga, ON Canada - Saturday, September 19, 1998 at 22:54:55 (EDT)
Dear Steve: Your website is incredible. Congratulations. I will besure to let people know about it. Take care and keep plugging away at the Internet. Yourstudents are very lucky to have you.Best wishes,Josie LevineUFT Media Committee Chair
Josie Levine <SAMJosieL@aol.com>
Flushing, NY USA - Saturday, September 19, 1998 at 20:22:39 (EDT)
Ada , Oh USA - Friday, September 18, 1998 at 09:52:11 (EDT)
It was cool
Norwalk, CT USA - Thursday, September 17, 1998 at 13:04:46 (EDT)
the test was cool. I liked the morphage
norwalk, ct USA - Thursday, September 17, 1998 at 13:02:36 (EDT)
Monty suggests that Mona Lisa is smiling because she just had a treat.
Washington, DC, USA - Thursday, September 17, 1998 at 01:23:02 (EDT)
Artists know their own faces very well. They see themselves in mirrors, most have done many self portaraits, to save money since you don't have to pay for the model. Because so many artists have drawn & painted themselves, they can make other subjects look like themselves on purpose or unconsciously. I don't think that Leonardo would be trying to see himself as a young women. Especially if you think about the time he was living in. I found you via a San Bernardino
Sun newspaper article. They did a nice piece on your Leonardo site.
Hope you enjoy all of the wonders of Leonardo's genius.
Redlands, CA USA - Wednesday, September 16, 1998 at 13:03:58 (EDT)
I've always been interested in Leonardo's drawings and his multiple interests in science and art.
Chester, Va USA - Wednesday, September 16, 1998 at 10:55:59 (EDT)
You have done a great job with this project. You chose an interesting subject for many. I think Leonardo would have left precise notes if he had used himself as the model. But your morph could convince me differently. Will share with my Manchester Art Association friends. Thank you!
Manchester, CT USA - Wednesday, September 16, 1998 at 02:39:08 (EDT)
MONA LISA IS COOL
BERLIN, GERMANY - Tuesday, September 15, 1998 at 21:16:09 (EDT)
LEANARDO IS SOOOO COOOL
CUSH , EG AFRICA - Tuesday, September 15, 1998 at 21:10:07 (EDT)
i agree with what you say about him painting himself. he was such a genius.
longmont, co USA - Tuesday, September 15, 1998 at 20:14:34 (EDT)
I think because she's happy. P.S. e-mail me.
Bristow , Ok USA - Tuesday, September 15, 1998 at 16:05:50 (EDT)
I think she is smiling because she was having her picture painted.Leonardo wanted to paint her picture because she was full of love and cheerfulness.She led a long and beautiful life full of spunk and admireation.
Bristow, Ok USA - Tuesday, September 15, 1998 at 15:57:00 (EDT)
i think mona lisa was smiling because leonardo divinci was tickling her while he was painting the picture
bristow, ok USA - Tuesday, September 15, 1998 at 15:56:08 (EDT)
I think mona lisa is smiling because she was a very sweet person.She had a
very fun life.The main reason I think why is because the man who painted her,wonted
her to be smiling in his painting.
bristow, okl USA - Tuesday, September 15, 1998 at 15:54:28 (EDT)
I think because she's happy.
Bristow , Ok USA - Tuesday, September 15, 1998 at 15:53:20 (EDT)
I think mona lisa is smiling because she is a very sweet person.She has a very fun life.The main reason I think why is because the man who painted her,wonted her to be smiling in his painting.
bristow, okl USA - Tuesday, September 15, 1998 at 15:53:11 (EDT)
I think because she's happy.
bristow, ok USA - Tuesday, September 15, 1998 at 15:52:43 (EDT)
I think that Mona Lisa is Leonardo Divinci. The reasonthat he is smiling is becuase he thinks he has fooled everbody with his famous portrait.
Bristow, ok USA - Tuesday, September 15, 1998 at 15:51:52 (EDT)
I think Mona Lisa is Leonardo Divinci.
Bristow, OK USA - Tuesday, September 15, 1998 at 15:50:49 (EDT)
I feel that mona is smiling beacause it's a casual look for a picture.
Brisow, ok USA - Tuesday, September 15, 1998 at 15:48:43 (EDT)
I think that Leonardo DiVinci did paint a picture ofhimself and then turned it into Mona Lisa since his features match his. I think that's pretty neat.
USA - Tuesday, September 15, 1998 at 15:46:57 (EDT)
This website is totally awesome. I have studied the Mona Lisa before and I still love finding new information about this spectacular masterpiece.
Bristow, OK USA - Tuesday, September 15, 1998 at 15:46:54 (EDT)
This is a pretty good site. But the Mona Morph need to slow down a little bit
Bristow, OK USA - Tuesday, September 15, 1998 at 15:46:31 (EDT)
A picture of and of old with man to much time on his hand. That want to see him self as a girl.
bristow, ok USA - Tuesday, September 15, 1998 at 15:46:23 (EDT)
I think that Leonardo did paint Mona Lisa to looK like him.. her facial features kinda match his.. that's pretty neaT! and pretty bizzare~! Whoever recognized this is pretty sMarT!
Bristow, Ok USA - Tuesday, September 15, 1998 at 15:46:22 (EDT)
She is smiling because the Mona Lisa is actually Leonardo DaVinci.
Bristow, Ok USA - Tuesday, September 15, 1998 at 15:45:53 (EDT)
leonardo posed as mona lisa so that is why she is smiling.
bristow, ok USA - Tuesday, September 15, 1998 at 15:44:07 (EDT)
I think that this scientist is trying to make too much out of this whole thing. It's not really some big mystery. It's just a picture of a chick who feels like smiling or something.He thought she was pretty so he painted her. It's that simple. People think too much.
ok USA - Tuesday, September 15, 1998 at 15:43:36 (EDT)
Mona Lisa is smiling because she is happy. Leonardo posed for himself, so he is Mona Lisa.
Bristow, OK USA - Tuesday, September 15, 1998 at 15:43:35 (EDT)
Riverview, FL USA - Monday, September 14, 1998 at 21:59:06 (EDT)
Upon reveiwing your web pages and links, I was immpressed with the integrity of the art work that went into the designs. With young minds as the artisians, it would seem you have a limitless media for creativity. The backgrounds are pleasing to my eyes, yet still have an intricacy that belies the age of the designers. I wish you well with your program and many happy hours of surfing. -KOH (This brings to mind a quotation given by Einstein....Immagination is more important than knowledge)
Birmingham, AL USA - Monday, September 14, 1998 at 16:54:58 (EDT)
I agree with Dr. Lillian in the fact that Leonardo Divinci did paint himself in the Mona Lisa
Aledo, IL USA - Monday, September 14, 1998 at 10:59:28 (EDT)
I think your site is very interesting and I loved to read it. I think art lovers, teachers and children can find a lot of useful information there. Thank you.Dr. Yossi Levi, Israel
Dr. Yossi Levi <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Tel Aviv, Israel - Monday, September 14, 1998 at 03:08:35 (EDT)
Your sight, especially the Mona Lisa morph, is great.With all the bad stuff getting so much press lately, I'mglad to find a website I'm happy to share with my son.Thanks,SoS
Richmond, KY USA - Monday, September 14, 1998 at 02:25:17 (EDT)
Dear Steve:It was thrilling to open my saturday newspaper to see "www.4kids.org" feature your Mona Lisa.I am really very happy for you and to know that you are successfull.Best of Luck,Rich Pero
Richard Pero <email@example.com>
Pleasantville, ny USA - Sunday, September 13, 1998 at 21:42:13 (EDT)
Enjoyed the site, especially the LDV-Mona morph. I saw a show on PBS once about this and I believe it is a self portrait.
USA - Sunday, September 13, 1998 at 21:10:34 (EDT)
I had heard that the Mona Lisa is also called La Giocanda, the the subject is the wife of a Florentine nobleman who was mourning the death of her child. If this is the case, it seems that da Vinci or one of his assistants would have kept a record of the model or the sitting. Does anyone have more information on this? Thanks.
Edinboro, PA USA - Sunday, September 13, 1998 at 18:43:16 (EDT)
Looking good! Congratulations on your efforts thus far...keep up the good work!Rick PlattDirector of New MediaThe Idea Channel
rick platt <firstname.lastname@example.org>
McKean, PA USA - Sunday, September 13, 1998 at 18:22:29 (EDT)
I love yr website!! Really interesting information, creative and imaginative.
I'll be checking in frequentlyThank you. Vicki J.
NY, NY USA - Sunday, September 13, 1998 at 14:17:35 (EDT)
There should be more information of Leonardo Da Vinchi himself. That would make this site more educational and more fun.
Erie, PA USA - Sunday, September 13, 1998 at 14:01:04 (EDT)
HiI can see you are missing Denmark in your list of visitors - Not anymore.It's a very fine site you have created. I really enjoyed my visit.Sten
Copenhagen, Denmark - Sunday, September 13, 1998 at 13:44:21 (EDT)
Very good site. Will visit again.
Claremore, Ok USA - Sunday, September 13, 1998 at 13:18:06 (EDT)
I think Dr. Lilian is correct about Mona Lisa model.
Recife, PE BRASIL - Sunday, September 13, 1998 at 08:02:23 (EDT)
This is a great page! I am an artist, and have a web page with my art on it please take a look at it. Thanks, Dylan
Atlanta, GA USA - Saturday, September 12, 1998 at 16:50:09 (EDT)
This is way cool!
Boise, ID USA - Saturday, September 12, 1998 at 11:09:40 (EDT)
I'm doing an art and design course at Colleg Powys, Wales.Ifound this site pretty helpful, and I believe this site willhelp me for the duration of my course.
Newtown, --- Wales, GB - Friday, September 11, 1998 at 05:32:10 (EDT)
You have a very good and easy to read site.Richard RoehmDeaf@activist.com
Richard Roehm <Deaf@activist.com>
Santa Ana, CA USA - Thursday, April 16, 1998 at 11:53:39 (EDT)
Congratulations to he students of this JFK High School Web Site for winning the contest and for sharing with the wide world your enthusiastic interest in the life and times of Leonardo da Vinci. My answer to your quest: "Why is the Mona Lisa smiling" is that her smile is now a happier smile as in my book Mystery of the Mona Lisa, the truth about her portrait is finally out! RINA DE' FIRENZE, Author of MYSTERY OF THE MONA LISA.
New York, NY USA - Wednesday, December 17, 1997 at 19:10:50 (EST)