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Hidden pictures discovered in Mona Lisa

One of the world’s most fiercely debated paintings just became even more mysterious. Artist Ron Piccirillo recently discovered “a secret that has been hiding for five hundred years” — three animal heads in the landscape of the Mona Lisa. Piccirillo claims to have figured out Leonardo da Vinci’s “secret vantage point” for viewing paintings, which revealed the ghost-like animal images.

See them for yourself. Here’s the original Mona Lisa:

The Mona Lisa

The original Mona Lisa

And here are the hidden pictures. Clockwise: An ape, a lion, and a buffalo.

Hidden pictures

Clockwise: An ape, a lion, and a buffalo. Photo: thehiddenhorsehead.com

Piccirillo explains more of the mysteries behind the Mona Lisa and expands on the evidence behind his theories in a recent post on his site, The Hidden Horse Head.

H/T Buzzfeed

Posted By: Rubie Edmondson ( Email ) | Dec 08 at 10:59 am