World-record Da Vinci painting to be exhibited at Louvre Abu Dhabi

By Agence France-Presse

Salvator Mundi, a painting depicting Christ by Leonardo, was recently auctioned for a record $450m

Salvator Mundi – the painting depicting Christ by Leonardo Da Vinci recently auctioned for a record $450m – is heading to the Louvre Abu Dhabi in a coup for the new museum.

The first museum to bear the Louvre name outside France has been billed as “the first universal museum in the Arab world” in a sign of the oil-rich emirate's global ambitions.

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