Old Man Recreates Perfect Replica Of Da Vinci’s Mona Lisa On Pavement Using Chalk

A skilled artist creates a perfect replica of the famous Mona Lisa on the side of the street using just coloured chalk.

The scene reportedly attracted countless passersby who could not help but stop and look at the masterpiece being recreated on a pavement in the city of Hangzhou, in China’s eastern Zhejiang Province.

An old man sitting on the street draws the Mona Lisa with chalk in Hangzhou, Zhejiang, undated. The video was posted on Douyin the Chinese version of TikTok. (336844825/AsiaWire)

The artist, reportedly an elderly man, whose identity was not revealed, used nothing but a few sticks of colourful chalk to bring the art to life just from memory, as seen in phone footage shared on Douyin, the Chinese TikTok, on 23rd April.

Online commentators like ‘Ten Thousand Eighty Thousand Yuan’ said: “Experts are among the regular people.”

And user ‘Yang Guixi’ said: “To be honest, such a master should be invited to various schools to teach painting to students and teachers. This is his destination.”

While the user ‘I Am Guo Shishi’ said: “Not everyone has talent, I really like it.”

To find out more about the author, editor or agency that supplied this story – please click below. Story By: Aloysius Fernandes, Sub-Editor: Simona Kitanovska, Agency: Asia Wire Report

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