Louvre restorer Eugène Denizard performs watercolour retouches on areas of the paint layer of the Mona Lisa disturbed by the crack in the panel. He also retouches the edges of the picture with varnish, to mask areas that were covered initially by an older frame.

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7 years, 2 days later

After the return of the Mona Lisa after its theft, Eugène Denizard is again called upon to work on the painting. Denizard cleans the picture without solvent, and lightly touches up several scratches to the painting with watercolour.

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December 30

on Sunday

44 years, 9 days later

The Mona Lisa is damaged again when a rock was thrown at it, resulting in the loss of a speck of pigment near the left elbow. Restorer Jean-Gabriel Goulinat touches up the damage with watercolour.

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The moon was a new moon that night.



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