Portrait of Mina Lisa
known as The Joconde.
Leonardo da Vinci (1452 – 1519)
It’s certainly the most famous smile in the world.
As a consequence, superimposing it to the smile of the world famous doll became a must.
Working on the photo background was rather sharp because the painting shows a rich background scenery. It allows your imagination to wander about, in the way of Mona Lisa, who seems to be bored.
The making of the costume was delicate; Mona Lisa’s dress is quite simple, but fitting it to Barbie’s scale was pretty complicated.
In a word, the main point was obvious: confronting the two smiles was patently evident..