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An Italian historian's theory that Mona Lisa might be a Chinese slave and Leonardo da Vinci's mother – making the 15th-century polymath half-Chinese – has sent online commentators into a frenzy.Chinese Web users expressed astonishment and disbelief, posting dozens of parodies of the painting.The evidence for a Chinese connection appears to be slight, with Paratico saying he was sure "up to a point" that da Vinci's mother was from the Orient.Many posters on China's Twitter-like Sina Weibo were incredulous.
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