World’s most expensive painting might not appear in Louvre’s Leonardo da Vinci 500th anniversary show. Here’s why

//World’s most expensive painting might not appear in Louvre’s Leonardo da Vinci 500th anniversary show. Here’s why

World’s most expensive painting might not appear in Louvre’s Leonardo da Vinci 500th anniversary show. Here’s why

The world’s most expensive painting, the Salvator Mundi , purportedly by Leonardo da Vinci, was supposed to go on display next week in the world’s most famous museum, the Louvre in Paris, in a blockbuster exhibition marking the 500th anniversary of Leonardo’s death. Barring a last-minute surprise, however, the painting will be a no-show.The Salvator Mundi sold for a record-shattering US$450.3 million in 2017 (the work went on display at Christie’s Hong Kong office in October 2017). But in the…

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