What was Mona Lisa smiling about? For centuries art lovers have pondered this question. Let's look at things from her perspective to find out!

Click on the image below to find out if it could have been the joke being told by Leonardo's assistants! Or was she thinking about all of the versions of her portrait that were rejected before Leonardo hit on the version we all know today?

Or.. you may use the text links below the image.

Why is she smiling?

| What is it the joke? | Was it the rejects? |

Use these links to return to the Auction's entrance or to see the other art located there:

| Entrance to the Auction Hall | Elvis on Velvet and Dogs Playing Poker | Venus de Milo |

| Left Side of the Auction Hall | Right Side of the Auction Hall |