The Lost Mona Lisa

RA Scotti's account of the day in 1911 when the Mona Lisa went missing from the Louvre.

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0120090420

In the Salon Carre there is a gap on the wall where the painting once hung.

0120090421

In the Salon Carre there is a gap on the wall where the painting once hung.

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0220090421

The theft is not detected for over 24 hours, and, once it is, uproar ensues.

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Why has the painting beguiled us through the ages?

0420090423

Vincenzo Peruggia is believed to be the thief.

What are his motives and is he believable?

0420090424

Vincenzo Peruggia is believed to be the thief. What are his motives and is he believable?

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Vincenzo Peruggia is arrested and the painting is returned to France.