Louvre auctions off chance to meet Mona Lisa up close

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  • Reuters published this video item, entitled “Louvre auctions off chance to meet Mona Lisa up close” – below is their description.

    With lockdown restrictions having kept visitors away for months, the Louvre is organizing an auction to sell time up-close with the “Mona Lisa” and a walk along the museum’s rooftop with panoramic views of the Eiffel Tower and Notre Dame to help plug a gaping hole in its finances.

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