Sales at Christie's hit a record high last year of £5.1 billion (5.8 billion euros, $7.3 billion) boosted by blockbuster sales including Leonardo da Vinci's "Salvator Mundi", the auction house said on Friday. The Britain-based auction...Show More Summary
"It turns out there is another - even two - out there. And at least one dealer thinks they could be worth as much as $200 million each. Both are smaller-scale, devotional paintings depicting the same image: the Virgin Mary with the Christ child in her lap. The baby is holding a cross-shaped stick used […]
Salvator Mundi, a painting of Christ by Leonardo da Vinci was just sold by Christie's for US$450 million to a Saudi Prince Salman. A new art sales record. The post Salvator Mundi by Leonardo da Vinci sold for $450 m to Saudi Prince appeared first on LUXUO.
A new report suggests a Saudi Arabian prince is the mysterious buyer of a rare Leonardo da Vinci painting. The "Salvator Mundi" painting was sold at auction for a record $450 million. The Wall Street Journal reports Crown Prince Mohammed...Show More Summary
Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman worked through a friend to buy Leonardo da Vinci’s “Salvator Mundi” for a record $450.3 million, officials say.
INTERNATIONAL - The Louvre Abu Dhabi is getting Leonardo Da Vinci’s “Salvator Mundi,” which sold last month at a Christie’s auction for $450 million, the most ever paid for a work of art. Christie’s said the artwork will be going to the museum, but declined to say whether the Louvre Abu Dhabi bought the painting. Show More Summary
Salvator Mundi, a painting depicting Christ by Leonardo, was recently auctioned for a record $450m Salvator Mundi – the painting depicting Christ by Leonardo Da Vinci recently auctioned for a record $450m – is heading to the Louvre Abu...Show More Summary
Last month, a da Vinci painting sold for a record $450 million. Salvator Mundi, Latin for Savior of the World, will be displayed in Abu Dhabi at a newly-opened branch of the Louvre. The New York Times reports the painting's mystery buyer is a Saudi Prince.
"Salvator Mundi," a painting of Christ by Leonardo Da Vinci recently sold for a record $450 million, is heading to the Louvre Abu Dhabi in a coup for the bold new museum, it announced Wednesday. The Louvre Abu Dhabi, the first museum...Show More Summary
The prince bought Leonardo da Vinci’s portrait of Christ, according to documents reviewed by The New York Times.
Prince Bader bin Abdullah bin Mohammed bin Farhan al-Saud, a little known Saudi prince, paid a record $450.3 million for Leonardo da Vinci’s “Salvator Mundi.” Here are a few other buyers with deep pockets.
Authored by Bill Bonner via InternationalMan.com, Salvator Mundi, said to be by Leonardo da Vinci, is the world’s most expensive painting. Last Wednesday, at auction, each square inch was valued at nearly $1 million – including the bummed-up, restored, and damaged parts. The painting may not be da Vinci’s work. Show More Summary
On November 16, 2017, Christie’s held an auction for a gorgeous Leonardo da Vinci painting entitled “Salvator Mundi“. This “male Mona Lisa” is believed to be the “last da Vinci” available. After 19 minutes of bidding, the painting fetched over $450 million, the largest amount ever to have been paid for a work of art....
Last week, Salvator Mundi, a painting said to be from the hand of Leonardo da Vinci, sold at Christie’s for $450 million. The painting is, apparently, of Jesus Christ. It also looks a little like the Mona Lisa. JC seems to be ever so slightly smiling, but you can’t figure...
A ‘lost’ Leonardo Da Vinci painting sold for a record $450.3 million at a Christie’s auction in New York City, smashing the record for the most expensive piece of art ever sold. The 26-inch-tall painting, called ‘Salvator Mundi,‘ orShow More Summary
Last week, someone paid $450million for Leonardo da Vinci's Salvator Mundi. Yeah, it's Leonardo. Yeah, there are fewer than 25 known works by Leonardo. Yeah, it'd be pretty cool to have one of Leo's works hanging in your home. But... 4 hundred and 50 million dollars? Is any artwork worth that amount? Tell us what you think in a comment. Continue reading...
"After 19 minutes of dueling, with four bidders on the telephone and one in the room, Leonardo da Vinci's Salvator Mundi sold on Wednesday night [at Christie's] for $450.3 million with fees, shattering the high for any work of art sold at auction. It far surpassed Picasso's Women of Algiers, which fetched $179.4 million at […]
Leonardo da Vinci's "Salvator Mundi," the world's most-expensive painting, was auctioned off for a staggering $450 million. You can't rush art. The world's most expensive painting was auctioned off at a staggering price of $450 million...Show More Summary
Some people are asking that very question following the record-smashing sale of Leonardo da Vinci's Salvator Mundi for $450 million. But there were some special factors at play here that are unlikely to be repeated - as Robin Pogrebin reports, "the artwork achieved an unprecedented price because it was an unprecedented piece."