Study Contemplates Preservation of Mona Lisa

Leonardo da Vinci's masterpiece, the Mona Lisa, is showing signs of age and may need preservation. The Mona Lisa, arguably one of the most famous paintings in the world, is warping. The and other damge has caused curators at the Louvre in Paris to consider preservation of the 500-year-old painting. The study, conducted by the Centre for Research and Restoration of Museums of France, will look at the wooden panel surrounding the painting and evaluate its sensitivity to climate changes. The painting will remain on display during the study.

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