NOVA: Mystery of a Masterpiece (2012)

Genres - Science & Technology  |   Sub-Genres - Art History, Graphic & Applied Arts, Inventions & Innovations  |   Run Time - 60 min.  |  
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This episode of NOVA examinines the work of art sleuths who tackle "cold-case" art mysteries as well as the criminal market in stolen and fraudulent art. Included: cutting-edge imaging analysis reveals a portrait purchased for $20,000 to be a lost work of Leonardo da Vinci, which revalues the painting at than $100 million.