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Wilton Library virtually presents Jonathan Santlofer author of "The Last Mona Lisa"

Submitted by elmstreetbooks on Wed, 09/01/2021 - 11:43am

Virtual Author Talk: Jonathan Santlofer - The Last Mona Lisa

Tuesday, September 14, 7:00pm - 8:00pm 

A gripping novel exploring the Mona Lisa's very real theft in 1911 and the present underbelly of the art world, The Last Mona Lisa is a suspenseful tale, tapping into our universal fascination with da Vinci's enigma, why people are driven to possess certain works of art, and our fascination with the authentic and the fake.

August, 1911: The Mona Lisa is stolen by Vincent Peruggia. Exactly what happens in the two years before its recovery is a mystery. Many replicas of the Mona Lisa exist, and more than one historian has wondered if the painting now returned to the Louvre is a fake, switched in 1911.

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Tuesday, September 14, 2021 - 7:00pm
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ISBN: 9781728240763
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Published: Sourcebooks Landmark - August 17th, 2021