Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte and Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini present plans on how the 500th anniversary of Renaissance master Leonardo da Vinci’s death will be marked in Italy. Photo: Reuters

Italy should take back the Mona Lisa, far-right Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini jokes

  • Comment was made as period of strained relations between France and Italy continues
Topic |   Italy

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Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte and Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini present plans on how the 500th anniversary of Renaissance master Leonardo da Vinci’s death will be marked in Italy. Photo: Reuters
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The ‘Mona Lisa’, Leonardo’s inscrutable masterpiece, which hangs in the Louvre. Photo: Shutterstock

Did Leonardo da Vinci draw this ‘Nude Mona Lisa’? Experts believe he did

  • Microscopic examinations have shown that it was drawn by a ‘left-handed artist’ in Leonardo da Vinci’s studio
Topic |   Art

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The ‘Mona Lisa’, Leonardo’s inscrutable masterpiece, which hangs in the Louvre. Photo: Shutterstock
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