Rare painting by Leonardo da Vinci auctioned in New York
Leonardo da Vinci
Wednesday, 15 November 2017 () NEW YORK (AP) — A painting thought by scholars to be one of only a few by Leonardo da Vinci to have survived the half-millennia since the artist’s death is set to be auctioned Wednesday in New York The 500-year-old oil painting depicting Christ holding a crystal orb is called “Salvator Mundi” or “Savior of […]
A 500-year-old painting by Leonardo da Vinci was just sold! The painting of Christ was sold in New York for a record $450 million. The artwork is known as Salvator Mundi, or Savior of the World. The piece is believed to have been painted around 1505. Da Vinci died in 1519 and there are less than 20...
A rare painting of Christ by Leonardo da Vinci has sold for a record $450 million at a New York auction; previous record for artwork was $300M for Willem de... Newsday - LifestyleAlso reported by •Seattle Times •USATODAY.com