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Mystery of a Masterpiece

Season 39 Episode 4 | 52m 52s Video has closed captioning.

In October 2007, a striking portrait of a young woman in Renaissance dress made world news headlines. Originally sold nine years before for around $20,000, the portrait is now thought to be an undiscovered masterwork by Leonardo da Vinci worth more than $100 million. How did cutting-edge imaging analysis help tie the portrait to Leonardo?

Aired: 01/24/12

Expired: 01/11/17

Rating: TV-PG

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