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Opening the Mona Lisa at the end of WWII, Leonardo da Vinci’s smiling maiden moved at least six times during the war before she was brought, safe and sound, back to the Louvre.

Francisco de Goya’s Time and the Old Women - How France Hid the Louvres Masterpieces During WWII

Real life "Monuments Men" with the Goya's Time of the Old Women, c.

Loading Peter Paul Rubens’ Marie de’ Medici cycle series - How France Hid the Louvres Masterpieces During WWII

In the threat of war prompted a large-scale evacuation of France’s most famous artworks including the Mona Lisa and Venus de Milo.

Mugshot of François Bertillon.  Age: 23 months.  Crime: Gluttony; nibbling all the pears from a basket. October 17, 1893.  (François's father was the inventor of the mugshot.)

Mug shot for gluttony. French Mug shot of François Bertillon, 23 months. Crime: Gluttony, nibbling all the pears from a basket, by Alphonse Bertillon, October

8 Badass Photos From the Real-Life "Monuments Men"—Who Saved Art and Treasure From the Nazis | Officials inspecting and posing with a Goya painting at Le Grand-Lucé in France. National Gallery of Art

8 Badass Photos From the Real-Life "Monuments Men"—Who Saved Art and Treasure From the Nazis: Officials inspecting and posing with a Goya painting at Le Grand-Lucé in France. National Gallery of Art.

A soldier inspects a church stored with the stolen art of Europe. Elligen, Germany, 1945.

A soldier inspects Nazi looted art found in a church in Ellingen, Germany.

Why we call it "the living room": In years passed, it was the habit to hold a deceased person's viewing and wake at home in the front parlor. During that time it was referred to as "the death room". The Ladies Home Journal in 1910 declared the "Death Room" as no more and henceforth the parlor would be known as the "Living Room".

It was the habit to hold the viewing and wake at home in the front parlor -- it was referred to as "the death room". The Ladies Home Journal in 1910 declared henceforth the parlor would be known as the "Living Room".

TENDERNESS: This is an Invitation to observe a shared board called  WHAT WOMEN WANT.    U can check it out via my BOARD with that title, but you'll see what a number of us have contributed to the board. Interesting mix of "wants"! ;)

Funny pictures about Victorian photo booth. Oh, and cool pics about Victorian photo booth. Also, Victorian photo booth photos.

Leonardo da Vinci - Mona Lisa [c.1503-06] I find this piece so simple but complicated at the same time. Its much more beautiful up front.

Mona Lisa is in the Louvre Museum in Paris. Why is Mona Lisa in Paris? History of Mona Lisa and Leonardo da Vinci. More information on Mona Lisa.

Entrada del “Retrato del infante D. Francisco de Paula Antonio” de Goya en el Museo del Prado. 9 de septiembre de 1939. Archivo Regional de la Comunidad de Madrid. Colección Fotográfica Martín Santos Yubero. Madrid.

Entrada del “Retrato del infante D. Francisco de Paula Antonio” de Goya en el Museo del Prado. 9 de septiembre de 1939. Archivo Regional de la Comunidad de Madrid. Colección Fotográfica Martín Santos Yubero. Madrid.

May 1945: A US Army soldier unwraps an old master painting by the 18th century painter Fragonard. This along with other art treasures was found at Neuschwanstein Castle, Fussen, Germany, where the Nazis kept treasures stolen from throughout Europe during the Second World War. (Photo by Horace Abrahams/Keystone/Getty Images)

May A GI unwraps a painting by the century painter Fragonard. This and other plundered works had been stored at Neuschwanstein Castle, Fussen, Germany. (Photo by Horace Abrahams/Keystone/Getty Images).

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An extremely rare photograph of President Abraham Lincoln taken during his brief yet memorable stint as a paranormal investigator and eliminator circa 1864.

An extremely rare photograph of President Abraham Lincoln taken during his brief yet memorable stint as a paranormal investigator and eliminator circa how cool is that? Paranormal investigator/ghostbuster, or Vampire Slayer?

"The Louvre", 8" x 12" Fine Art Photographic Print in Black and White Sepia, $ 25 ~ from Georgianna Lane's Etsy print shop [her blog is delightful, as well -- http://georgiannalane.blogspot.com/

Paris Photography - The Louvre, Classic Black and White Sepia Photograph, Urban Home Decor, Wall Art, French Architecture

"The Louvre", 8" x 12" Fine Art Photographic Print in Black and White Sepia, $ 25 ~ from Georgianna Lane's Etsy print shop [her blog is delightful, as well -- http://georgiannalane.blogspot.com/

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