2/14/2005 | Share this article: View CommentsBy Irene Peroni BBC News
Dan Brown sparked controversy with his novel based on Leonardo da Vinci's Last Supper - now a French clothing company has followed suit in Italy.
The authorities in Milan have banned a billboard featuring an all-female version of the 15th Century fresco, which the fashion house itself says was inspired by the hotly debated book.
The campaign has run without controversy in both Paris and New York.
But its use of religious symbols could offend Milan, the town hall ruled.
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