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Leonardo boosts Christie's sales to record high

2 months agoArts : Artdaily

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

Turns Out 'Salvator Mundi' Was Not The Last Leonardo Da Vinci In Private Hands

3 months agoArts : Modern Art Notes

"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 by Leonardo da Vinci sold for $450 m to Saudi Prince

3 months agoLifestyle / Luxury : Luxuo

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.

Saudi prince's reported da Vinci purchase sign of cultural shift?

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

Saudi Crown Prince Was Behind Record Bid for a Leonardo

3 months agoNews : NYTimes: News

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.

Saudi prince is the mystery buyer of the $450m Da Vinci

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

World-record Da Vinci painting to be exhibited at Louvre Abu Dhabi

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

Mystery buyer of $450M Leonardo da Vinci painting revealed

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.

Leonardo Da Vinci sold for $450 million is headed to Louvre Abu Dhabi: Official

3 months agoArts : Artdaily

"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

Mystery Buyer of $450 Million ‘Salvator Mundi’ Was a Saudi Prince

3 months agoNews : NYTimes: News

The prince bought Leonardo da Vinci’s portrait of Christ, according to documents reviewed by The New York Times.

Who Pays Millions for a Painting?

3 months agoNews : NYTimes: News

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.

How The Deep State Squeezed America's Wealth

Authored by Bill Bonner via, 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

Fascinating Bidding Process Behind $450 Million Auction of Leonardo da Vinci’s ‘Salvator Mundi

4 months agoHumor / odd : Laughing Squid

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....

Henry Rollins: Art Should Be for Everyone, Not Just Those Who Can Afford It

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...

Leonardo da Vinci’s Salvator Mundi Sells For Record $450M

4 months agoLifestyle / Luxury : Luxuryes

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

Is Any Artwork Worth $450 Million? (Curious Monday)

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...

$450 Million - Leonardo's 'Salvator Mundi' Is Now The Most Expensive Artwork In History

4 months agoArts : Modern Art Notes

"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 […]

WATCH: Art agents frantically bid on a rare $450 million painting

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

So, When Are We Going To See The First Billion-Dollar Painting? (Probably Not For A While)

4 months agoArts : Modern Art Notes

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."

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