The transformation of Leonardo da Vinci's Mona Lisa into the great portrait par excellence and its rise to global fame from the nineteenth century to the present will be explained at a free public lecture hosted by The University of Western Australia's Institute of Advanced Studies.
The lecture will be presented by Donald Sassoon, Professor of Comparative European History at Queen Mary, University of London. http://www.ias.uwa.edu.au/lectures/2008/sassoon
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WHAT: Free lecture open to the public, no RSVP required.
WHEN: Wednesday 5th November, 2008
WHERE: Geography Lecture Theatre 1, UWA
(The nearest carpark Fairway entrance 1 carpark 17)
Audrey Barton (The Institute of Advanced Studies) (+61 8) 6488 1340
Janine MacDonald (UWA Public Affairs) (+61 8) 6488 5563 / (+61 4) 32 637 716