Why Is the ‘Mona Lisa’ So Famous?by Great Big Story   3 weeks ago

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What’s so great about the Mona Lisa? Sure, she’s got that smile, but what makes her *the most famous painting in the world*? Well, Mona’s got a wild past—one that involves larceny, false allegations, Napoleon Bonaparte and Pablo Picasso. Here’s the story of how the Renaissance darling reached the big leagues.

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