21 August 1911: To Steal the Mona Lisa

August 21, 2018 | Posted by Peter Jakobsen | ART, HISTORY | 0 Comments |

On this day early last century, Vincenzo Perugia entered the Louvre in a worker’s smock and spirited the Mona Lisa away.

Nowadays, you can hardly see her, imprisoned behind a wall of thick glass…


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