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Art and Images in Psychiatry |

Leonardo da Vinci's Mona Lisa

James C. Harris, MD
JAMA Psychiatry. 2013;70(6):555-556. doi:10.1001/jamapsychiatry.2013.371.
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The theft of the Mona Lisa from the Louvre Museum in Paris, just over 100 hundred years ago, on the Monday of August 21, 1911, made headlines throughout the world. Only the sinking of the Titanic several months later moved its theft from the front pages. Although the Mona Lisa (cover) was admired over the centuries before its theft and even though Leonardo da Vinci was internationally recognized for both his science and his art, the publicity surrounding its theft from the Louvre and its safe return made it the most recognizable painting in the world and assured its future iconic stature.

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Cover: Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519), Italian. Mona Lisa, circa 1503-1506. Oil on panel, 77 × 53 cm (30 × 21 in). Louvre Museum, Paris, France/Giraudon/The Bridgeman Art Library.

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