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Salvator Mundi
In November 2017, Salvator Mundi became perhaps more famous than even Leonardo's Last Supper, as it was sold at auction for a record $450.3 million. And that, in spite of intense debate over whether it was even Leonardo who painted it. The anonymous winning bidder turned out to be a close ally of Saudi Arabian Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman. Recently, the painting again surfaced in headlines—precisely because it has not surfaced anywhere else. The Louvre Abu Dhabi was supposed to put it on display, but nobody there will say where it is.

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