The Last Mona Lisa: Your Ticket to Adventure

Jonathan Santlofer’s edge-of-your-seat, art-theft thriller takes you on a gripping ride from The Bowery to Paris to Florence and even . . . Bayonne, NJ

Bestselling author and fine artist, Jonathan Santlofer, has taken a real-life event – the 1911 theft of Leonardo da Vinci’s Mona Lisa from the Salon Carré in the Louvre Museum – and used it as the basis for The Last Mona Lisa.

Peruggia\u2019s Mug SHOTVincenzo Peruggia’s 1909 police records - the man who stole the Mona Lisa in 1911

A People Magazine Best Book of the Summer, this utterly irresistible adventure focuses on Luke Perrone, an Italian-American artist in his late 30s. Perrone has long been obsessed with his great-grandfather, Vincenzo Peruggia – an Italian artist working at the gallery who removed the protective case and frame and stole La Giocanda, aka the Mona Lisa.

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