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ART DETECTIVE UNCOVERS LEONARDO'S LOST MASTERPIECE

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Last November, researchers finally found evidence of a lost Leonardo da Vinci painting. This discovery was publicised in March this year along with the airing of a National Geographic documentary, Finding The Lost Da Vinci. 

Art detective Maurizio Seracini using an endoscope to investigate Vasari’s southeast panel.

The ongoing research aims to determine the size and condition of what remains of da Vinci's Battle Of Anghiari, which is hidden behind a fresco on the east wall of the Hall of the 500 in Florence's Palazzo Vecchio, where a copy of Michelangelo's David stands at the entrance.

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