Mona Lisa attacked but undamaged

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Saturday, 1 August, 2009 - 23:00
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France

The Louvre has admitted that the Mona Lisa was attacked on 2nd August. A ceramic cup was thrown at the painting by a Russian woman, in protest at her failing to be granted French citizenship. The Mona Lisa is protected by bullet-proof glass and was undamaged in the attack.

For the BBC report on the incident, click here.