Episode 137 [Part 1 of 2]: Da Vinci & The Theft Of The Mona Lisa: The Creation Of An Icon

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The morning of August 21, 1911. Paris, France. Workers arrive to the The Louvre to find the most valuable and famous piece of art in the world - the Mona Lisa - has been stolen. The most famous art theft of all time will be discussed for over a century. Who stole the Mona Lisa - and how? And why is this piece so priceless? This week on Unknown Passage, we look at the origins of Leonardo Da Vinci’s masterpiece and its endless mysteries, and her notorious theft and numerous vandalisms. Theme music: ⁣ Undertow by Scott Buckley | https://soundcloud.com/scottbuckley⁣ Music promoted by https://www.free-stock-music.com⁣ Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0)⁣ https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

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