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mona Lisa

In 2010 scientists discovered several tiny numbers under the Mona Lisa paint layers, which encouraged me to look for unusual patterns in this painting. Perhaps these findings may help to fuel new ideas and encourage different ways of looking at this fascinating painting.

Leonardo da Vincisquaring of the circle

The geometry shows the square and circle and π design as explained in previous pages.


2-d dimensions
Bottom box 31.8 x 53 = 1685.4 cm
Top left box 45 x 45 = 2025 cm  
Top right box 8 x 45 = 360 cm
2025 / 360 = 5.625 x 8 = 45 x 8 = 360

The height of the painting is 76.8 minus 31.8 = 45 (√2025)

three dimensional

In 3-d it looks like a chair with a sphere sitting on it.

45 x 45 x 45= 91125
45 x 45 x 8= 16200
53 x 45 x 31.8= 75843
91125 - 16200= 74925 top half of unit
53 x 45 x 31.8= 75843 bottom half of unit
75843 - 74925= 918 / 6 = 153 / 2= 76.5 cm
Perhaps the top and bottom numbers 74925 and 75843 are to be balanced to 75000, adjusting all box dimensions.

The six slices of the sphere that fall outside of the 45 x 45 x 45 cube (the difference between a parallel and perspective view) may also add to 918. This idea is like a ball expanding or contracting (pressure).

76.8 x 2 = 153.6
The actual π value sits between 153 and 154, and 154 divided by 49 is the approximate π 3.14285714... or 22/7.
When using just the vertical measurement the actual π number connects close to 77, and to be more accurate:
49 x 3.1415926...= 153.938.../ 2= 76.9...cm (Height of painting)
153 brings to mind the number of fish netted by Simon Peter (John 21:11).

And the bottom box and the biblical ark have the same ratios:
2.5 L x 1.5 W x 1.5 H where 53= 2.5 cubits and 31.8= 1.5 cubits.

Golden Ratiophiratio

Leonardo incorporated the Golden Ratio ( Phi ϕ), square and circle and π into his painting.
Superimposing and gyrating the blue and yellow 3-d crosses at 32° and 26.5° respectively until they match, using some kind of 3-d computer design program, may provide for interesting results.

The main vertical line intersects the ring finger exactly as well as the strange bump on top of her hand! It shows the right hand and it depends on culture. "In a few European countries, the ring is worn on the left hand prior to marriage, and then transferred to the right during the ceremony." (From Wikipedia)
Remarkably, the golden ratio spiral comes to a point where a woman would wear a flower in her hair.

The hands show 9 digits (5 + 4) and 5 / 4 = 1.25
The yellow Cross, the vertical divided by horizontal ratio is also 1.25
And the painting has a 1.25 split ratio as indicated by the main vertical line running from top to bottom.
Left side 44.44...% and right side 55.55...% (Cube 53 = 125)

There are many clues in the painting. Like the horizontal band at the bottom of the circle separating the top and bottom halves. It encourages one to draw a line between its two narrowing external points. Also, the bump on her hand directly above the ring finger, and the lack of eyebrows is the place for a line in the golden ratio drawing.

Apparently, Leonardo kept working and tweaking this particular painting for years, because it would have been very difficult matching the portrait with the geometry.

Shakespeare (Francis Bacon?) concealed information within his writings often in the form of geometric patterns. Architecture can hide clues and valuable information, and people such as Leonardo da Vinci concealed information within their art work. Was it to hide sacred mathematics from most people and the Church leadership?

Oak Island has similar links. One can only wonder what information, and art lies buried there. Plenty of clues were left behind on Oak Island, with the aim that certain important information would never be lost. Their hope was that at some point in the future, the clues would be understood.
It is an interesting question as to why the need to keep knowledge and information from the people, then and now.


4 X 4= 16
There is much more to the name Mona Lisa!

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