The Da Vinci Detective

The Da Vinci Detective

One of the only real-life characters in Dan Brown's bestseller "The Da Vinci Code," Maurizio Seracini is a controversial scientist on the trail of two fascinating unsolved mysteries. For thirty years, he has searched for a lost Leonardo Da Vinci mural unseen since the 1540s. Along the way, he has uncovered a series of magnificent Da Vinci drawings that were hidden for years. Follow along with the Smithsonian Channel as all of the clues fall into place.

Excavating Art

With the help of infrared cameras, Seracini reveals Leonardo da Vinci's underdrawing of the Adoration of the Magi.