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September 23rd, 2012

The Mona Lisa by Leonardo da Vinci via The LouvreAlessandro Vezzosi, the director of the Museo Ideale Leonardo da Vinci, and the Zurich-based Mona Lisa Foundation will unveil what could be the Isleworth Mona Lisa in Geneva on Sept 27th. It is owned by a Swiss-based consortium, who says that the version is the first of the famous portrait. In contrast to the Louvre‘s Mona Lisa dated ca. 1503-06, this work is on canvas and some formal aspects of the composition differ. Experts will decide whether the work is from the studio of Leonardo da Vinci or a copy from the late 16th century. Read the full story via The Art Newspaper