Last Privately-owned Da Vinci Artwork Selling for $100 Million

Dating from around 1500, "Salvator Mundi" depicts Jesus Christ as the world's savior.

The following article appears on The Local. 

The last Leonardo Da Vinci painting still in the hands of a private collector will go under the hammer next month in New York, the Christie’s auction house said on Tuesday, estimating its worth at $100 million (€85mn).

Dating from around 1500, “Salvator Mundi” – which depicts Jesus Christ as the world’s savior – was long believed to be a copy of an original by the Italian master, until it was eventually certified as authentic.

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