Secrets of the Dead

The Mona Lisa Mystery

Season 13 Episode 5 | 54m 41s Video has closed captioning.

Hers is the most famous smile in the world, visited and studied by thousands every year, a priceless work of art —the one and only Mona Lisa. Or is it unique? With its striking similarities to the painting in the Louvre Museum, the so-called Isleworth Mona Lisa has remained an art world mystery since she was found in 1912. Did Leonardo da Vinci paint the legendary portrait twice?

Aired: 07/09/14

Expired: 10/01/20

Rating: NR

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