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Schnozz of the Month: Christ as Salvator Mundi

A painting of Christ as Salvator Mundi, rediscovered in the 21st century and allegedly made by the hand of Leonardo, was sold last week for $450.3 million. 442 more words


As Leonardo masterpiece sells for $450m, Trump effort goes for slightly less than that

Presidents untitled piece, which illustrates the Manhattan skyline, scarcely cleared its minimum price of $5,000 at auction on Thursday and there were only two bids… 316 more words


What's it's worth?

The price of anything is only worth what anyone is willing to pay for it be it a can of beans or in this case a Leonardo da Vinci  painting Salvator Mundi which was recently sold for the jaw dropping sum of $400 million or £301 million. 216 more words

5 things about da Vinci.

Leonardo’s in the news. And, as it happens, on my bookshelf. I just finished trudging through Walter Isaacson’s new (Simon & Schuster, October, 2017) biography… 646 more words


bride & bridegroom

bride & bridegroom

da vinci’s brush endowed

the ultimate state of consciousness

a canvas could allow

sweet creator painter

whose art & life is one… 43 more words


"Judgment of quality is subjective" by Golnaz Jamsheed

Freshly, a 500-year-old painting of Christ as Salvator Mundi (Latin for Saviour of the World) was auctioned and sold for $450 million at Christie’s. A painting not fully painted by the iconic Renaissance man, Leonardo Da Vinci is raising some questions about the price it now possesses. 287 more words


Value in art or salesmanship?

By Sarah Balcombe

Never before has the art world succeeded in igniting the imagination of so many in such a short time.  In Star Wars terms Christie’s has entered another galaxy,  gone where no auction house, living or dead has ever gone before and it has certainly pushed the art world into a new frontier. 685 more words