The Second Mrs. Gioconda By E.L. Konigsburg

The Second Mrs. Gioconda By E.L. Konigsburg
The Second Mrs. Gioconda By E.L. Konigsburg

Why did Leonardo da Vinci lavish three years on painting the second wife of an unimportant merchant when all the nobles of Europe we

Re begging for a portrait by his hand? In E. L. Konigsburg's intriguing novel, the answer lies with the complex relationship between the genius, his morally questionable young apprentice, and a young duchess whose plain features belie the sensitivity of her soul.


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