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Leonardo da Vinci's sketch of Isabella d'Este (left) and the recently found painting (right), purportedly by da Vinci as well.

Painting in Swiss Vault May Be Leonardo Da Vinci’s

A previously unknown painting by Renaissance master Leonardo da Vinci may have been found in a Swiss bank vault.

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7 Things You May Not Know About the Sistine Chapel

On the 500th birthday of the Sistine Chapel’s famous ceiling, explore seven facts about the Renaissance masterpiece.

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Archaeologists Bring Mona Lisa’s Top Model to Light

Archaeologists are digging for the bones of the woman who may have sat for the “Mona Lisa.” Will facial reconstruction confirm her identity?