Made in response to the Walters' copy of the Mona Lisa
thewalters.org/exhibitions/peer-one

By Irene Rincon Iriondo

Image information:

Copy of the "Mona Lisa"
after Leonardo da Vinci ca. 1635-1660 (Baroque) Oil on canvas H: 31 1/4 x W: 25 in. (79.3 x 63.5 cm.) Framed: H: 39 1/2 x W: 32 1/4 x D: 4 in. (100.33 x 81.92 x 10.16 cm.)
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Objects Similar to the Walters Mona Lisa
Concrete Infinity 6” Square, collection of the artist. Adrian Piper 1968
Fig. 1 Copy of the Mona Lisa, State Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia. 29 x 20.8 in. (71 x 53 cm.) Oil on canvas 16th century Partial column visible on sitter’s right.

Fig. 2 Gosford House Mona Lisa, East Lothian (the Earl of Weymss and March, KT). 30.5 x 27.2 in. (77.5 x 69.2 cm.) Oil on canvas 16th century Oval with corners added, overpainted columns visible.

Fig. 3 The Vernon Mona Lisa, location unknown. 29.3 x 23.3 in. (74.3 x 59.1 cm.) Oil on canvas 16th century Visible wider columns

Fig. 4 Academic copy of Mona Lisa, Chamber of Deputies, Rome, Italy. Attributed to Bernardino Luini, Leonardo's pupil. 16th - 17th centuries

Fig. 5 Copy of the Mona Lisa, Walters Museum, Baltimore. 31.25 x 25 in. (79.3 x 63.5 cm.) Framed: 39.5 x 32.25 x 4 in. (100.33 x 81.92 x 10.16 cm.) Oil on canvas ca. 1635-1660 Visible wider columns.

Fig. 6 Reynolds Mona Lisa, private collection. Oil on panel 17th century Visible columns on either side.

Fig. 7 Copy of the Mona Lisa, Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool. 32.3 x 22.2 in. (82 x 56.5 cm.) Oil on panel, transferred from canvas. 17th and 19th centuries

Fig. 8 Copy of the Mona Lisa, Musée départamental d’Art ancien et contemporain d’Épinal. 32.1 x 23.8 in. (81.5 x 60.5 cm.) Oil on canvas 17th century Visible wider columns.

Fig. 9 Copy of the Mona Lisa, Musée du Louvre, Paris. 32.7 x 25.6 in. (83 x 65 cm.) Oil on canvas Attributed to Pietro Liberi. 17th century Visible wider columns.

Fig. 10 After Leonardo da Vinci, the Mona Lisa, private collection. 33.75 x 25.125 in. (85.7 x 63.8 cm.) Oil on canvas 17th century

Fig. 11 Copy of the Mona Lisa, National Museum of Art, Oslo. 31.7 x 22.6 in. (80.5 x 57.5 cm.) Oil on canvas Late 17th century Visible wider columns.

Fig. 12 Copy of the Mona Lisa, Musée du Louvre, Paris. Gabriel Ferrier 19th century

Fig. 13
Copy of the Mona Lisa
30.3 x 20.9 in. (77 x 53 cm.) Oil on canvas Louis Béroud 1911

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Strategies: Relating to Leonardo’s Painting
Francis Alÿs Installing Fabiola, collection of the artist. 2011

Fig. 1 Mona Lisa recovered in Italy after its theft in 1911. 1914

Fig. 2 Photograph commemorating the return of Mona Lisa to the Louvre. 1914

Fig. 3 Mona Lisa unwrapped from its protective casing and returned to the Louvre Museum after WWII. 1945

Fig. 4 Broadcasting the Mona Lisa from the vault of the National Gallery, Washington, D.C. 1963

Fig. 5 The Kennedys at the National Portrait Gallery with the Mona Lisa. 1963

Fig. 6 Mona Lisa on loan at the National Portrait Gallery. 1963

Fig. 7 Louvre art handling teams moving the Mona Lisa. Date unknown

Fig. 8 Scanning the Mona Lisa with laser for the purpose of analysis. 2006

Fig. 9 Two views of Canadian analysts scanning the Mona Lisa. National Research Council of Canada 2006
Back view of the Mona Lisa. Musée du Louvre Date unknown

Fig. 10 Copying Mona Lisa. Date unknown

Fig. 11 Measuring the Mona Lisa between thumb and forefinger. Date unknown

Fig. 12 Unknown people standing with the Mona Lisa. Date unknown

Fig. 13 P. Diddy standing with the Mona Lisa. 2010
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Enunciations: Mona Lisa-Image in Representational Space
Surrogate Paintings, collection of the artist. Allan McCollum 1980 - 1981

Fig. 1 Promotional still from The da Vinci Code dir. Ron Howard 2006

Fig. 2 Paris Hilton as Mona Lisa Author unknown Date unknown
Monica Lewinsky as Mona Lisa The New Yorker magazine 1999
Self Portrait as Art History: Mona Lisa in Its Origin
Yasumasa Morimura 1998

Fig. 3 Television still from Dr. Who episode “The City of Death” David Fisher, Douglas Adams and Graham Williams 1979

Fig. 4 Pizza Hut advertisement Date unknown
Mona Lisa
Jean-Michel Basquiat 1983
Self Portrait as Mona Lisa
Salvador Dalí 1954

Fig. 5 Film still from Good Morning Boys dir. Marcel Varnel 1937

Fig. 6
L.H.O.O.Q. rasée
Marcel Duchamp 1965
L.H.O.O.Q.
Marcel Duchamp 1940
L.H.O.O.Q.
Marcel Duchamp 1919

Fig. 7
Priceless Art Treasure Gone The Washington Post announcing theft of Mona Lisa, displaying erroneous art work. 1911

Fig. 8
Mona Lisa with a Pipe
Eugène Bataille (Sapeck) 1887
Engraving of Mona Lisa, first image of the painting facilitating mechanical reproduction. Luigi Calamatta 1837

Fig. 9
Flora
Carlo Antonio Procaccini 17th century
La Belle Gabrielle
Author unknown 17th century

Fig. 10
Portrait of Isabella of Aragon
Raphael 16th century
Portrait of Young Woman with Unicorn
Raphael 1506
Portrait of Maddalena Doni
Raphael 1506
Head and shoulders of a woman, in three-quarters profile facing left, with folded arms
Raphael 16th century

Fig. 11
St. John the Baptist
Leonardo da Vinci 1513 - 1516
Salvator Mundi
Leonardo da Vinci 1506 - 1513

Fig. 12
Portrait of a Young Woman
Barthel Bruyn the Younger 16th century
Monna Vanna
Joos van Cleve 16th century

Fig. 13 Monna Vanna at the Hermitage, St. Petersburg Attributed to Salaì, Leonardo’s pupil 16th century
Monna Vanna
Attributed to Salaì, Leonardo’s pupil 16th century
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Objects: Referents and Precedents to the Walters Mona Lisa
Let Us Now Praise Famous Men, Metropolitan Museum of Art. Walker Evans 1941
After Walker Evans: 4, Metropolitan Museum of Art. Sherrie Levine 1981

Fig. 1
Hyde Mona Lisa Purported to precede Louvre Mona Lisa, partially attributed to Leonardo da Vinci. 24.125 x 20.125 in. (61 x 51 cm.) Charcoal and graphite on paper Early 16th century

Fig. 2
Prado Mona Lisa Purported to precede Louvre Mona Lisa. 30 x 22.4 in. (76 x 57 cm.) Oil on wood Early 16th century

Fig. 3
Isleworth Mona Lisa Purported to precede Louvre Mona Lisa. Early 16th century

Fig. 4 Mona Lisa at the Musée du Louvre. Leonardo da Vinci 30 x 21 in. (77 x 53 cm.) Oil on poplar panel 1503 - 1519

Fig. 5
La belle ferronière
Attributed to Leonardo da Vinci. 24 x 17 in. (62 x 44 cm.) Oil on wood 1490 - 1496
Lady with an Ermine
Leonardo da Vinci 21 x 15 in. (54 x 39 cm.) Oil on wood 1489 - 1490

Fig. 6
Madonna Litta
Leonardo da Vinci 17 x 13 in. (42 x 33 cm.) Oil on canvas, transferred from panel 1490
Madonna of the Carnation
Leonardo da Vinci 24 x 18.7 in. (62 x 37.5 cm) Oil on panel 1478 - 1480

Fig. 7
Portrait of a Lady
Rogier van der Weyden 13 x 10 in. (34 x 25.5 cm.) Oil on oak 1460
Portrait of a Young Woman
Robert Campin 1430-1435

Fig. 8
Portrait of a Lady
Paolo Uccello 15.4 x 10.2 in. (39 x 26 cm.) Oil on canvas 1450
Potrait of Princess
Pisanello 17 x 12 in. (43 x 30 cm.) Tempera on panel 1438

Fig. 9
Four Funerary Portraits from Fayum
Author unknown Encaustic wax on panel 1st - 3rd centuries

Fig. 10
Portrait Bust of a Man
Marble Date unknown
Veristic Portrait of Julia Acquilia Severa
Marble 220 - 222
Portrait Bust of a Man
14.37 in. (36.5 cm.) Marble 1st century

Fig. 11
Roman Patrician Holding Busts of his Ancestors
Marble 1st century
Augustus of Primaporta, copy of 20 B.C. original Marble 1st century
Tiberius as Jupiter
Marble 41 - 54

Fig. 12
Augustus Wearing Toga
Marble
Aulus Metellus
Terracotta 100 B.C.

Fig. 13
Heraria Spartan Woman
Marble 460 B.C.
Kritios Boy
Marble 480 B.C.
Kroisos Kouros
Marble 540 - 515 B.C.

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