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With Louvre Mostly Closed to Public, Staff Gets Rare Chance to Catch Up on Chores

The 518-year-old Mona Lisa has seen many things in her life on a wall, but rarely this: Almost four months with no Louvre visitors.
 
As she stares out through bulletproof glass into the silent Salle des Etats, in what was once the world’s most-visited museum, her celebrated smile could almost denote relief.  
 
A bit further on, the white marble Venus de Milo is for once free of her girdle of picture-snapping visitors.
 
It’s uncertain when the Paris museum will reopen, after being closed on Oct. 30 in line with the French government’s virus containment measures. But those lucky enough to get in details ⇒

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