Louvre Abu Dhabi has announced that they will display one of the most famous Leonardo Da Vinci’s paintings that has recently broke auction records
Christ, titled ‘Salvator Mundi’ (Saviour of the World) was recently acquired by Abu Dhabi’s department of culture and tourism at an auction in New York for an impressive Dhs1.65 billion ($450 million). Reflecting on the 19-minute bidding war, Loic Gouzer, co-chairman of post-war and contemporary art at Christie’s, said:
“Salvator Mundi is a painting of the most iconic figure in the world by the most important artist of all time.”
We are yet to learn when the painting will be on display but it’s clear that Louvre Abu Dhabi is becoming one of the must-visit destination for art lovers.