Picture found on a yacht owned by the crown Prince of Saudi Arabia Mohammed bin Salman
The picture of Leonardo da Vinci’s “the Savior of the world”
The most expensive painting in the world “the Savior of the world” by Italian Renaissance painter Leonardo da Vinci found on a yacht Serene, owned by the crown Prince of Saudi Arabia Mohammed bin Salman. It is reported portal Artnet.
According to sources, the painting will remain on the ship until while in the al Madinah province completes construction of a cultural center, where presumably you will store the work of da Vinci in the future.
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About the disappearance of the painting became known in March 2019. The painting was placed in the Art Museum in Abu Dhabi on September 18 of last year, but the Museum canceled the exhibition without explanation. Before this work was exhibited in the Louvre, and when shipping from France to United Arab Emirates, she mysteriously disappeared.
In the painting “Savior of the world” depicts Jesus Christ. It was written around 1500. For a long time the work was considered lost, but in 1958 it was put up for auction under the authorship of one of the disciples of Leonardo da Vinci, then it was sold for 45 pounds.
The painting “Savior of the world”, Leonardo da Vinci
In 2007 after the work is completed, the experts concluded that “the Savior of the world” was written by the artist. In 2013 it was bought by Russian billionaire Dmitry Rybolovlev for 127,5 million dollars, and was sold at auction Christie’s in 2017 for a record $ 450 million.
By the way, the Guardian notes that display works of art on their superyachts is becoming a tradition among billionaires. So on the superyacht Topaz Mansour bin Zayed al Nahyan worth $ 450 million, there are hundreds of works of art.
We will remind that in January of this year in the Tretyakov gallery there was a daring robbery of a man made picture of Arkhip Kuindzhi “AI-Petri. Crimea”. In addition, last fall, three men stole in Vienna painting by Pierre-Auguste Renoir’s “the Bay, sea, green cliffs.”
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