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Mona Lisa Madness!

Mona Lisa Madness!

Bullet Shih February 15, 2013 0

Henry F. Pulitzer must be rolling in his grave.  The American collector who spent his lifetime attempting to authenticate his painting as an authentic version of Leonardo’s Mona Lisa seems to have received a

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Lost Leonardo Painting Battle of Anghiari Recovered After Missing For 73 years

Lost Leonardo Painting Battle of Anghiari Recovered After Missing For 73 years

Bullet Shih December 4, 2012 0

2012 has been a huge year for Leonardo afficionados, starting with a large conference in London, a second Mona Lisa has been discovered, a third has been debated, and Leonardo’s lost mural of the

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Scholars to Unveil a Third Mona Lisa in Geneva!

Scholars to Unveil a Third Mona Lisa in Geneva!

Bullet Shih September 24, 2012 1

Roughly five hundred years after the creation of the Mona Lisa or La Gioconda by Leonardo da Vinci, 2012 has turned out to be quite a big year for earth shattering news for a

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$100 Million Plundered Polish Raphael Found…Sort Of

$100 Million Plundered Polish Raphael Found…Sort Of

Bullet Shih August 6, 2012 0

The Art Newspaper has reported rather cryptically that one of the most famous missing works of art may have been found.  The work titled Portrait of a Young Man that many believe to be

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Mona Lisa’s Bones Found?

Mona Lisa’s Bones Found?

Bullet Shih July 23, 2012 0

The Daily Mail has reported that archeologists believed that they have unearthed the bones of Leonardo’s muse from under the floor of a convent in Florence.  Lisa Gheradini was the wife of Francesco del

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Don’t Forget to pick up Milk, Eggs, and a Skull: Leonardo’s “To do” list

Don’t Forget to pick up Milk, Eggs, and a Skull: Leonardo’s “To do” list

Bullet Shih April 5, 2012 0

  The Telegraph is reporting that 80 pages from Leonardo’s notebooks will be exhibited at The Queen’s Gallery at Buckingham Palace next month.  The notebooks are believed to have been acquired by King Charles

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Leonardo’s Lost Mural The Battle of Anghiari Found?

Leonardo’s Lost Mural The Battle of Anghiari Found?

Bullet Shih March 13, 2012 0

The Guardian has reported that a group of researchers working in Florence believe that they have found the lost Leonardo da Vinci mural The Battle of Anghiari hidden behind a mural by the artist

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Seeing Double! Copy of Mona Lisa said to be from Leonardo’s studio found in basement of Prado

Seeing Double! Copy of Mona Lisa said to be from Leonardo’s studio found in basement of Prado

Bullet Shih February 3, 2012 0

The Art Newspaper has reported an event that shakes the foundations of the art world. The Mona Lisa has an identical twin! Thought to be merely one of the many copies of the venerated

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Leonardo Painting a Little Too Clean for Some French Experts

Leonardo Painting a Little Too Clean for Some French Experts

Bullet Shih January 2, 2012 0

Two of the Louvre’s top two conservation experts, Ségolène Bergeon Langle and Jean-Pierre Cuzin have resigned from the Louvre’s international advisory committee overseeing  the restoration of Leonardo da Vinci’s masterpiece The Virgin and Child

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Leonardo painting purchased for $72 in 1958 now worth an estimated $200,000,000

Leonardo painting purchased for $72 in 1958 now worth an estimated $200,000,000

Bullet Shih July 17, 2011 0

Lost Leonardo purportedly worth $200 million found by a group of Art investors to go on display at London’s National Gallery in November. Due to Gallery policy, the painting will not be for sale.

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