Aug. 22 marked the 100th anniversary of the theft of the "Mona Lisa" from the Louvre. The theft shocked France, and the 16th-century portrait by Leonardo da Vinci was not recovered until 1913. Vincenzo Peruggia was a Louvre employee and Italian patriot who thought the world's most famous painting should be returned to Italy, but he finally was caught when he attempted to sell it to the directors of the Uffizi Gallery in Florence. The List looks at some of the most valuable missing or stolen artworks as listed by the Art Loss Register (http://www.artloss.com), along with their estimated value when available.
Source: Associated Press
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