ElmonX, formerly known as Vtail, has announced the upcoming release of the Mona Lisa NFT Collection, which will launch on Sunday, February 26th at 9 a.m. PT. The Mona Lisa, a masterpiece of Renaissance art by Leonardo da Vinci, is known for its technical skill, enigmatic smile, and timeless beauty. This release marks the first-ever officially licensed Mona Lisa NFT as a premium digital artwork in 3D by ElmonX. Holders of the NFT can view and interact with it in Augmented Reality.
ElmonX’s previous NFT releases include digital works by influential artist Patrick Hughes. The Mona Lisa NFT collection will have two different digital collectibles available for purchase: the Mona Lisa Original Edition, limited to 330 NFTs, and the Mona Lisa Artist Proof Edition, limited to 10 NFTs.
About Mona Lisa
The Mona Lisa is a half-length portrait painting created by Italian Renaissance master Leonardo da Vinci. The subject of the painting is believed to be Lisa Gherardini, a wealthy Florentine woman. The painting measures 77 x 53 cm and is executed in oil on a poplar panel.
The Mona Lisa is famous for its enigmatic smile, which appears to change depending on the viewer’s perspective. The subject’s gaze invites the viewer into the painting, while the delicate modeling of her face and hands is offset by the rich folds of her dress and veil.
Leonardo’s mastery of sfumato, a technique of blending colors to create a soft, hazy effect, is evident in the Mona Lisa. He used this technique to create a dreamlike atmosphere and imbue the painting with a sense of depth and luminosity. The subtle use of light and shadow adds to the painting’s realism and creates a sense of depth, making the Mona Lisa seem almost alive.
ElmonX, formerly known as Vtail, is a platform that works with an immutable, unhackable distributed database of digital assets. Decentralized and immutable blockchain systems allow product tracking to its origin, with traceability through every step of the supply chain. Collectors can use augmented reality to view and interact with the NFTs, with the ability to scale the asset to fit their surroundings.
ElmonX is set to launch mobile apps in 2023 with a focus on licensed products, aiming to enhance the experience of collecting NFTs, specifically art through digital products, animation, and experiences.
About Bridgeman Images
ElmonX has partnered with Bridgeman Images with explicit permission to bring the Mona Lisa into the NFT world using an ultra hi-resolution image, with incredible detailing unseen to the naked eye. Bridgeman is the world’s leading specialists in the distribution of art, cultural and historical images, and footage for reproduction with 50 years’ experience providing images from the most prestigious museums, collections, and artists.
Physical artwork unlocks for Artist Proof NFT owners. Ownership of the Artist Proof edition unlocks a matching physical museum-quality pictorial depth print. The print measures 77 x 53 cm, the same size as the original Mona Lisa. The physical AP print uses deep blacks, brilliant colors, striking contrasts, and perfect reproduction of detail. Artist Proof editions physical and digital are individually numbered on the back of the Mona Lisa.
The Mona Lisa NFT Collection will be available for purchase on February 26th, 2022, at 9 a.m. PT / 5 p.m. UK time