The arts: Disturbing new evidence has come to life about the political leanings, or not, of Leonardo Da Vinci. Controversial historian David Irving claims to have found proof that the German strain of fascism was alive and well in renaissance Italy, the evidence being there in the era's art for anyone who looks closely enough. Working closely with scholars, Irving says he has found an earlier version of Da Vinci's masterpiece the 'Mona Lisa' to support the theory. Click on the picture to see if you agree.

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