The Louvre is missing the most expensive picture in the worldPhoto: RusNext.ru
Painting was supposed to exhibit in the Louvre Museum in Abu Dhabi in September 2018, but for unknown reasons, then the show was postponed
From a branch of the Paris Louvre Museum in the UAE capital Abu Dhabi has disappeared the most expensive painting in the world “the Savior of the world” painted by Leonardo da Vinci. This writes the New York Times, citing sources.
As writes the edition, the picture was supposed to exhibit in the Louvre Museum in Abu Dhabi in September 2018, but for unknown reasons, then the show was postponed.
According to the French official, who would witness discussions Louvre in Paris with a branch in Abu Dhabi, a picture are unable to find in Paris.
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According to interlocutors of the edition, the Louvre hoping to find a picture in the near future and include it in the exhibition dedicated to the 500th anniversary of the death of da Vinci.
“The Savior of the world” was sold at Christie’s auction for a record $ 450 million to an anonymous buyer in November 2017. According to the newspaper, it was acquired by Saudi Prince Mohammed bin Farhan al Saud, and later the Louvre in Abu Dhabi announced that the painting supposedly goes into his collection.
As previously reported by the Focus:
- Paris was named the most popular Museum in the world in 2018.
- French scientist Pascal Kott stated that under the image of the Mona Lisa found another portrait image.