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August 21, 1911

On THIS DATE IN TWISTED-HISTORY in 1911, the Mona Lisa was stolen from the Louvre by Vincenzo Peruggia, an employee of the Louvre. Vincenzo “Vinnie” Peruggia was caught two years later in 1913 as he tried to sell the painting to an Italian Art Gallery. When he was questioned why he stole the Mona Lisa … Continue reading

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