MM 4-32 Mona Lisa on 5th Avenue

We visited the Louvre one day during our 2014 vacation in Paris and saw Mona Lisa. I was surprised how small she was! Then last June we stopped in New York for a few days on our way back home from our vacation in Spain and Portugal and we saw Mona Lisa again one day when we were walking down 5th Avenue. This version of the lady with the mystic smile was much larger than Leonardo’s original.  And this picture I took of her will be my entry for this week’s Monochrome Madness Challenge.

The Louis Vuitton building and Mona Lisa on New York City’s 5th Avenue. The replica of Leonardo da Vinci’s famous painting extends around the corner of the building.

Click on the photo to see a larger version of the photo.

Australian photographer Leanne Cole hosts the weekly Monochrome Madness Challenge. Drop by her website this Thursday (Wednesday in North America and Europe) to see what Leanne and other photographers from all over the world are doing in monochrome these days.

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I am a family man with interests in family history, photography, history and travel.
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3 Responses to MM 4-32 Mona Lisa on 5th Avenue

  1. Amy says:

    I remember how I was surprised by the size of this famous painting at the Louvre.
    A beautiful capture in BnW. 🙂

  2. Peter Klopp says:

    Well done! It seems to me that Mona Lisa has an extra beautiful smile with her look down on New York City.

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