Leonardo da Vinci, Mona Lisa (1503–1517). Photo: via Wikipedia Commons.
Source: Art Net News
1.The artist's mystique is as valuable as his technique. Technique and style count, but mystique is the third crucial component. The most famous artworks of all time all had a bit of intrigue in them. Was the Mona Lisa Leonardo da Vinci in drag? Was she pregnant? Was she Leonardo's mother and a Chinese slave? We may never know.