A Leonardo da Vinci painting auctioned for $100 million

The painting “Savior of the world” will be offered as a special of the lot.

The painting “Savior of the world” Leonardo da Vinci will be exhibited at Christie’s auction in new York for the sum about $ 100 million, reports Time.

The canvas painted in oil and is a portrait of Jesus Christ. It is one of the last works of the Italian genius.

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It is assumed that it was the painting in the XVI century for the French Royal house. But later, after the marriage of Charles I to the French Princess Henrietta Maria, the painting moved to England.

Further, the picture returned to France, where he became part of the collection of king Charles II.

Earlier Корреспондент.net reported that actor Leonardo DiCaprio will play Leonardo da Vinci.


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