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The mystery behind the most enigmatic smile in art _ Leonardo da Vinci's "Mona Lisa" _ just got a little more complicated.
Crowds gathered Tuesday at Madrid's Prado Museum to view a copy of the "Mona Lisa" for the first time since restoration revealed it was almost certainly painted by one of Leonardo da Vinci's apprentices as he worked on the original.
Italian researchers on Wednesday began looking for the remains of a Renaissance woman many believed posed for the "Mona Lisa."
BERLIN (AP) - A researcher has uncovered evidence that apparently confirms the identity of the woman behind the "Mona Lisa's" iconic smile, Germany's University of Heidelberg says.