Louis Beroud was a French painter of the late 19th, early 20th
century. Some of his painting are visible at the Musée Carnavalet
and The Louvre in Paris. On August 22, 1911, Béroud came to The
Louvre to sketch his painting Mona Lisa au Louvre but where the
famous La Joconde, by Leonardo da Vinci, should have stood, he found
four iron pegs. Béroud contacted the section head of the guards, who
thought the painting was being photographed for marketing purposes.
A few hours later, Béroud checked back with the section head of the
museum, and it was confirmed that the Mona Lisa was not with the
photographers. The Louvre was closed for an entire week to aid in
investigation of the theft.
Nu sur drape rouge
At The Louvre - Copying Murillo
The Joys Of The Flooding
Mona Lisa at the Louvre
The Copiests, Musee du Louvre
In The Louvre
Symphony in Red and Gold
Central Dome of the World Fair in Paris
The Gardens of the Carrousel and the Richelieu Pavillion in Paris
L'Avenue de la Gare a Nice
A Guard at the Louvre
The Staircase of the Opera
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