Mona Lisa attacked with cake by man 'dressed as old lady in wheelchair'

Footage captured at the Louvre in Paris shows a man apparently wearing lipstick

And a wig asking people to "think of the planet" as he attacks the world's most famous portrait.

A man seemingly disguised as an old woman in a wheelchair has staged an attack on the Mona Lisa.

Video shared online shows the world's most famous artwork with what witnesses suggested was cake smeared across the glass case protecting it.

Bystanders said a man "dressed as an old lady" jumped out of a wheelchair at the Louvre in Paris before attempting to smash the protective glass

Witness said the man then proceeded to "smear cake on the glass and throw roses everywhere before being tackled by security".