Paintings are not just some drawings. Art is the reflection of reality the way artists see it. Sometimes artists add some unnoticeable details in their work. So sometimes, that message is discovered many years later. So this article is about some of them.
Brain for AdamMichelangelo was an exceptional artist; one of his famous portraits is the creation of Adam. You know Michelangelo was a very religious creator and, in most cases, always associated his work with the church. If you look really closely at the portrait, you can see a brain. Many believe the painting demonstrates man’s mind creating God. Others believe it’s Michelangelo telling us its God who is giving Adam ‘us’ the divine gift of intelligence through the touch of the finger.
Did Leonardo Da Vinci forget to paint Mona Lisa’s eye brows?
See the painting more closely. Did you realized before that Mona Lisa doesn’t have eye brows…
What is the reason for this?
Is that masterpiece unfinished?
The Secret of the Mona Lisa’s Eye Brows…
Due to the fashion in at that time, there is a well-known fact, especially at a certain level of society, the same as other fashions were inspired by monarchs to cover their what was perceived un perfection. In the middle ages, women shaved off their eye brews. Because they needed a large forehead, they needed an absolutely blank face, without many expressions, so is that the real reason?
No…We must be thankful to the Parisian Engineer Pascal Cotte for finding the real reason….
In the year 2007, Cotte examined the portrait of the Mona Lisa for 3000 hours with his Ultra detailed Digital scans using a 240mp camera to see the traces of left eyebrow…Then Cotte realized that the painting was drowned with both eyebrows and eyelashes. Still, we have to remember that some of the paint colors used in that time were not stable, and sometimes artists apply the details like eyebrows and eyelashes on the top of the layer. So, according to that reason, Cotte had concluded that eyebrows and eyelashes might erase while cleaning the painting.