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The 'Mona Lisa' has been caked in attempted vandalism stunt

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The "Mona Lisa" was the subject of attempted vandalism on Sunday when a visitor to the world-famous Louvre museum in Paris smeared frosting all over the Renaissance-era painting's protective glass.

The man, who appeared to wear a wig in videos of the incident shared on social media, approached the painting in a wheelchair before throwing a piece of cake at the artwork, according to a statement from the Louvre. Videos of the aftermath show him on foot with a wheelchair nearby.

CNN's Dalal Mawad and Camille Knight contributed to this story.

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