Tuesday, July 05, 2011

The painting once sold for £45 'is a long-lost Leonardo worth £120million'

A painting once sold for £45 at auction has been identified as a work by Leonardo Da Vinci and is estimated to be worth a world record £120 million.

The oil on wood panel painting, Salvator Mundi, or Saviour of the World, depicts Christ with his right hand raised in blessing and his left hand holding a globe.

It was attributed to a pupil of Da Vinci. But now an international group of experts has established that it was by the master himself.

Click here to read this article from the Daily Mail