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The "Mona Lisa" (also known as La Giaconda) is a 16th-century portrait by Italian Renaissance artist Leonardo da Vinci, and is one of the best-known artworks of all time.
The painting's fame increased after its theft from the Louvre on August 21st, 1911. Additionally the expression of the figure sitting for the portrait is often described as enigmatic, leading to a great deal of speculation.
- ↑ 25 Crimes of the Century: Stealing the Mona Lisa, 1911, Time magazine http://www.time.com/time/2007/crimes/2.html