Record-breaking sale: Leonardo da Vinci’s Salvator Mundi sells for more than $450M US

It’s been called ethereal, mysterious, spooky and a rediscovered masterpiece. Whatever you think of it, the art world’s eyes were on tonight’s New York auction of the Salvator Mundi (“Saviour of the World”) — touted as a long-lost painting by the Renaissance master Leonardo da Vinci.

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