Mona Lisa theory no. 952 (ctd.)

August 12 2013

Video: AP

In Florence, they're still digging up bodies to try and prove that the Mona Lisa was - gasp - a real person. Scientists hope DNA will be able to solve the 'age old mystery' of who the Mona Lisa really is (answer, she's Lisa del Giocondo, which we've known since Vasari recorded the sitter in the 16th Century). 

Update - a reader writes:

Indisputably identifiable is the enigmatic smile.

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