Unsolved art crimes: Mona Lisa Theft
Mona Lisa Theft (1911):
Perhaps the most famous art crime, the theft of the Mona Lisa from the Louvre Museum in Paris took place on August 21, 1911. The painting was stolen by an Italian handyman named Vincenzo Peruggia, who believed that the artwork deserved to be returned to Italy. The theft sparked international attention, and the painting was recovered in 1913. However, many other art crimes inspired by this incident remain unsolved.