The Wall Street Journal reports that a painting said to be an earlier version of the Mona Lisa, by Leonardo da Vinci himself, is now in Singapore as its owners make a new push for its authenticity.
Basically no one thinks it’s real:
Leonardo experts remain skeptical. “I do not know of any major Leonardo scholar who has definitely accepted it,” said Martin Kemp, a professor of art history at the University of Oxford.
But it’s an interesting look at art marketing! Read more at The Wall Street Journal.