How did Salvator Mundi go from $1,000 to $450m? Plus, the tragedy of Van Gogh's only love

We speak to the authors of two new books: Ben Lewis about Leonardo; and Martin Bailey about Van Gogh. Produced in association with Bonhams, auctioneers since 1793.

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The Salvator Mundi before restoration, on the left, and after restoration, on the right

The Salvator Mundi before restoration, on the left, and after restoration, on the right

The Week in Art

From breaking news and insider insights to exhibitions and events around the world, the team at The Art Newspaper picks apart the art world’s big stories with the help of special guests. An award-winning podcast hosted by Ben Luke, The Week in Art is sponsored by Christie’s.

We talk to Ben Lewis about his book The Last Leonardo, the story of the world’s most expensive painting. And Martin Bailey tells us about his latest book Living with Vincent Van Gogh, exploring the Dutch master’s search for a home.

The Art Newspaper Weekly podcast is available every Friday on our website and all the usual places where you find podcasts including iTunes, Soundcloud and TuneIn. This podcast is brought to you in association with Bonhams, auctioneers since 1793. bonhams.com/define

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