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November 16, 2017
by Fallibroome Admin
A 500-year-old painting of Christ believed to have been painted by Leonardo da Vinci has been sold in New York for a record $450m (£341m).
The painting is known as Salvator Mundi (Saviour of the World). It is the highest auction price for any work of art and brought cheers and applause at the packed Christie’s auction room. Leonardo da Vinci died in 1519 and there are fewer than 20 of his paintings in existence.
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