A 17th-century replica of the Mona Lisa sold for more than 550,000 euros (about 4.3 million yuan) at a Sotheby’s auction in Paris, France,media reported. “It’s one of the most famous paintings in the world, it’s a high-quality 17th-century replica,” said Baulkje Coenen, director of Sotheby’s Paris antiquities department. This replica of the face and hand reproduction quality is very high, very realistic, painting the world’s most famous people’s personality charm. “
The replica started at 50,000 euros and ended up at 552,500 euros (about 4.3 million yuan). The Mona Lisa, which has been on display at the Louvre for more than two centuries, is now valued at 770 million euros (about 6 billion yuan).
The Mona Lisa is an oil painting by the Italian Renaissance painter Leonardo da Vinci, representing the aesthetic direction of the Renaissance. The painting mainly shows the typical image of women’s elegance and quietness, and shapes the image of a woman of the urban proletariat during the rising period of capitalism.