So this group are claiming that Leonardo da Vinci put into his paintings, in the same way that he used mirror writing, images that only clarified themselves when seen in a mirror.
But now a group known as The Mirror of the Sacred Scriptures and Paintings World Foundation believes that he applied the same technique to some of his best-known creations, including the Mona Lisa and the Last Supper, to conceal mysterious faces and religious symbols.
When applied to the sketch The Virgin and Child with Saint Anne and Saint John the Baptist, which hangs in London’s National Gallery, the authors say the mirror image reveals the ancient Old Testament god Jahveh, who "protects the soul of the body’s vices" and wears the Vatican’s crown.
All most interesting of course and if you want to know more, try out their website. And, well, they\’re pushing a book about it all: isn\’t that amazing?
Me, I\’ll take it all with a pinch of salt, I will:
They\’ve found Darth Vader in a Leonardo sketch? Give me a break, please.