But, that said, if someone wants to take the risk and they have the money to do so, I say, why not? Once part of 's collection, the Mona Lisa was among the first artworks to be exhibited in the Louvre, which became a national museum after the French Revolution.
The statue is believed to depict , the of love and beauty, and it bears the name of , the of Aphrodite.
They were found not guilty by the Greek court.
The insurance was not purchased; instead, more was spent on security.
Sometime between 1888 and 1905, or perhaps during the picture's theft, the upper brace fell out.
The French urban artist known pseudonymously as has created versions of the Mona Lisa on city walls in Paris and Tokyo using a mosaic style.