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New Analysis of Mona Lisa Reveals a Hidden Drawing

French scientist Pascal Cotte has announced that Leonardo da Vinci’s masterpiece, Mona Lisa, was originally transferred from a cartoon. And while “cartoon” in this context just refers to a preliminary full-size drawing, this finding is still revelatory. In part because it reveals a new detail about the sitter: she once had a hairpin, which may mean she’s a goddess.

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New Analysis of Mona Lisa Reveals a Hidden Drawing
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    New Analysis of Mona Lisa Reveals a Hidden Drawing

    New Analysis of Mona Lisa Reveals a Hidden Drawing

    Pascal Cotte Cotte recently spoke with artnet News about his discovery, peering beneath the timeless painting’s surface with his own, proprietary …

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