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The Mystery of Leonardo da Vinci’s ‘Salvator Mundi’

Leonardo da Vinci’s painting Salvator Mundi (Latin for “Savior of the World”) already has an illustrious history, including having vanished for hundreds of years before surfacing on the art market circa 1900. Even though Salvator Mundi was several centuries old and once owned by Charles I, it attracted little buyer interest for many years. This ...

David Clapp