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1. Mona Lisa

1. Mona Lisa

Artist: Leonardo Da Vinci

Created in: 1503

Located in: Louvre, Paris

This painting is one of the most famous and recognized paintings in history. There have been many discussions on the enigmatic smiles of the Mona Lisa, on whether she is really smiling or not.

The major feature of this painting is that even when you change the angle of the view, the eyes of the Mona Lisa seems to always follow you. The painting is done in oil on wood and is presently under the ownership of the Government of France.

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