Secrets of the Mona Lisa – DOCUMENTARY DISCOVERY CHANNEL
The most likely candidate is Lisa Gherardini, the wife of silk merchant Francesco del Giocondo of Florence. She would have been in her mid-20s when she sat for her portrait with Leonardo da Vinci in 1503. Leonardo worked on the Mona Lisa — or La Joconde, as she is known in France —for four years, but never completed. If you like this video, like us on facebook and twitter.