The painting, owned by Russian businessman Dmitry Rybolovlev, has become the most expensive piece of art ever to go under the hammer
The picture of Leonardo da Vinci’s “the Savior of the world”Photo: Reuters
– Picture of Leonardo da Vinci’s “the Savior of the world” sold at auction at Christie’s in new York for $450.3 million, the correspondent “of Interfax”.
Piece brush Da Vinci has become the most expensive piece of art ever sold at auction. Masterpiece, Dating from around the year 1500, is among the less than 20 surviving works by the Italian artist.
The previous owner – Russian businessman Dmitry Rybolovlev – acquired it in 2013 for $127.5 million the name of the new owner of the painting is not called.
A rare piece of art at the time it was mistaken for a copy and sold for $59.