The Mona Lisa Mystery,

The real Mona Lisa mystery The most famous portrait by Leonardo Da Vinci is an unresolved mystery of all times. Two of the biggest mysteries are her identity and the way she smiles. The most recent explanation about this identity…
The Mystery of the Munich Nazi Art Trove

Historic Police Raid In February 2012, German authorities raided the apartment of 75-year-old collector Cornelius Gurlitt and seized 1,406 works of art, a spectacular trove with a value that has yet to be estimated. It includes works by Liebermann, Marc…
Han van Meegeren’s Vermeer Forgeries

  This lie re­sulted from a classic case of wanting to please the critics. Han van Meegeren was an artist who felt underappreciated and thought he could trick art experts into admitting his genius.   In the early 20th century,…
Mona Lisa’s Skeleton Found?

Archaeologists say they have found a complete skeleton buried beneath the floor of an abandoned nunnery in Florence, Italy, which might belong to Lisa Gherardini, the woman believed to have inspired Leonardo da Vinci’s Mona Lisa. The bones were found…