The search for a lost Da Vinci masterpiece

Published on September 8th, 2011 | by Admin

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Researchers are usualy a special camera which can see through walls to search for the “Battle of Anghiari”, a lost Leonardo Da Vinci masterpiece.

A radar survey carried out last week confirmed that on the east wall, which houses the “Battle of Marciano,” there is a “discountinuty” between Vasari’s brick wall and the original stone wall.

“It means that between the two walls there is a hollow space, possibly created by Vasari to protect Leonardo’s work,” Seracini told reporters.

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Story: Rossella Lorenzi, Fox News | Photo: Dave Yoder/National Geographic Society

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