The history, art and places behind The Gilded Seal

The Mona Lisa
Da Vinci’s masterpiece, probably the most famous painting in the world!

Heists & Cons
The central plot of The Gilded Seal is constructed around and inspired by real life crimes.

Theft of the Mona Lisa
Read about the theft, the search for and the return of the Mona Lisa

The Napoleon Death Mask
Upon his passing, a death mask or mould of Napoleon’s face was made.

The Paris Catacombs
A 300 km (186 mile) network of subterranean tunnels and rooms stretching under Paris.

Works of Art
Pictures and information on some of the works of art from The Gilded Seal.

Photo Gallery
Pictures of some of the key places referred to in The Gilded Seal.