Publicity Push for Purportedly Earlier Mona Lisa

No, that's the real one. COURTESY WIKIPEDIA.

No, that’s the real one.


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.

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