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  • Florence, Italy
    1510s

    Leonardo da Vinci had begun working on a portrait of Lisa del Giocondo

    Florence, Italy
    1510s




  • Italy
    1505

    Raphael executed a pen-and-ink sketch

    Italy
    1505




  • Italy
    1506

    Raphael continued to borrow from Leonardo's painting

    Italy
    1506




  • France
    1516

    Leonardo was invited by King Francis I

    France
    1516




  • Italy and France
    1517

    Historical Views

    Italy and France
    1517


  • Isleworth, London, England, United Kingdom
    1778

    Isleworth Mona Lisa

    Isleworth, London, England, United Kingdom
    1778


  • Paris, France
    1809

    The first and most extensive recorded cleaning

    Paris, France
    1809


  • Paris, France
    1821

    The bedroom of Napoleon

    Paris, France
    1821


  • Brest, France
    1870

    The painting was moved from the Louvre to the Brest Arsenal

    Brest, France
    1870


  • Paris, France
    19th Century

    Some critics started to feel the painting had become a repository for subjective exegeses and theories

    Paris, France
    19th Century


  • Paris, France
    1906

    Louvre restorer Eugène Denizard performed watercolour retouches

    Paris, France
    1906


  • Paris, France
    1909

    Current frame

    Paris, France
    1909


  • France
    1911

    The painting was still not popular among the lay-public

    France
    1911


  • Paris, France
    Monday Aug 21, 1911

    The painting was stolen from the Louvre

    Paris, France
    Monday Aug 21, 1911


  • Paris, France
    Sunday Jan 04, 1914

    Returned to the Louvre

    Paris, France
    Sunday Jan 04, 1914


  • Paris, France
    1933

    A detailed analysis in 1933

    Paris, France
    1933


  • Spain
    1954

    Self portrait as Mona Lisa

    Spain
    1954


  • Paris, France
    Sunday Dec 30, 1956

    Bolivian Ugo Ungaza Villegas threw a rock at the Mona Lisa

    Paris, France
    Sunday Dec 30, 1956


  • France
    20th Century

    Hidden Portrait

    France
    20th Century


  • Paris, France
    1962

    The most highly-valued painting in the world

    Paris, France
    1962


  • New York and Washington D.C., U.S.
    Dec, 1962

    French government lent it to the United States

    New York and Washington D.C., U.S.
    Dec, 1962


  • U.S.
    1963

    Thirty Are Better than One

    U.S.
    1963


  • Tokyo and Moscow
    1974

    The painting was exhibited in Tokyo and Moscow

    Tokyo and Moscow
    1974


  • Tokyo National Museum, Tokyo, Japan
    Sunday Apr 21, 1974

    The painting was on display at the Tokyo National Museum

    Tokyo National Museum, Tokyo, Japan
    Sunday Apr 21, 1974


  • Paris, France
    1977

    A new insect infestation was discovered in the back of the panel

    Paris, France
    1977


  • Paris, France
    1992

    The painting has been temporarily moved to accommodate renovations to the Louvre on three occasions

    Paris, France
    1992


  • Harvard University, Massachusetts, U.S.
    2003

    Research in 2003

    Harvard University, Massachusetts, U.S.
    2003


  • Paris, France
    Wednesday Apr 06, 2005

    Salle des États

    Paris, France
    Wednesday Apr 06, 2005


  • Urbino University, Urbino, Italy
    2008

    Research in 2008

    Urbino University, Urbino, Italy
    2008


  • Paris, France
    Sunday Aug 02, 2009

    The vessel shattered against the glass enclosure

    Paris, France
    Sunday Aug 02, 2009


  • Madrid, Spain
    2012

    "Woman by Leonardo da Vinci's hand" restoration

    Madrid, Spain
    2012


  • Paris, France
    2014

    9.3 million people visited the Louvre

    Paris, France
    2014


  • France
    2014

    France 24 article suggested that the painting could be sold to help ease the national debt

    France
    2014


  • Paris, France
    2019

    A new queuing system introduced

    Paris, France
    2019


  • Paris, France
    Thursday Oct 24, 2019

    On the 500th anniversary of the master's death

    Paris, France
    Thursday Oct 24, 2019


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