7 Facts You May Not Know About The Mona Lisa 1. Emperor Splash The painting hung in the bathroom of Napoleon! The self-crowned Emperor splashed energetically around and damaged the Mona Lisa quite badly. 2. She Is Actually Smiling In a ‘I know something you’ll never know’ kind of way! 3. The Painting is Literally Priceless! It can never leave the Louvre. The cool thing about it: It is equally owned by everyone! 4. It Was Stolen! Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF ...from the Louvre in 1911 5. Painted, Re-painted and Re-Painted... Restorers throughout the centuries have re-painted, cleaned, re-painted, cleaned the painting so many times that you see a product created by a much bigger number of people than just Leonardo da Vinci (The correct way of labeling would be: Painted by da Vinci, re-worked by restorer, soaked in water by Napoleon, added dirt on the corner by thieve etc…) 6. It was painted when Leonardo was in his early fifties (if you need an exact age: He was 51) 7.It was painted in 1503-1504 (Bet you did not know... ...but little does it matter, because some people think da Vinci continued to work until 1517 and if you count all the actual people that modified the Mona Lisa, then you would end up with something like: started work in 1503 and still in progress of finishing) 8. Like our page if you enjoyed this ! The Salomon Cuellar Team.