The celebrations of the 500th anniversary of Leonardo da Vinci’s death are an opportunity for the village where he was born, and whose name it bears, to recall how much this Tuscan land influenced the work of the Renaissance genius.
The UAE continues to push back the unveiling of the world’s most expensive painting. ‘Salvator Mundi’ by da Vinci was originally purchased for $450,312,500 by Saudi Arabia’s Minister of Culture in 2017, but many art historians believe that it isn’t actually an original da Vinci painting. Art critic Jerry Saltz tells us why it isn’t.
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