It was the art theft of the century. On August 21st, 1911, the Mona Lisa, painted by the famous Italian artist, Leonardo da Vinci, was stolen from the Louvre in Paris, France. Who stole the Mona Lisa and why? How did the authorities recover the painting? Did the Nazis steal the painting during World War II? For the answers to these questions, join Art History lecturer Barbara Evans for a richly illustrated presentation about the most famous painting in the world.