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1911

August 21

on Monday

Mona Lisa is stolen from the Louvre by Louvre employee Vincenzo Peruggia and is missing for two years.

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The moon was waning crescent that night.

1913

1 year, 4 months, 14 days later

Vincenzo Peruggia attempts to sell the Mona Lisa to the directors of the Uffizi, and is caught. The painting is exhibited around Italy for two years before being returned to the Louvre.

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1913

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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1915

2 years later

Uffizi returns the Mona Lisa to the Louvre.

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