Salvator Mundi

First international conference on Salvator Mundi: What was the role of Leonardo's workshop—and why is Christ wearing women's clothes?

There was an "open-minded and collegiate atmosphere" during scholarly proceedings in Leipzig, notably untouched by Leonardo "politics"

A timeline of the $450m Salvator Mundi: centuries of deals, disputes and drama

The Art Newspaper charts the existence of the world's most expensive work of art, from 1478 to today

'The Leonardo and the Carpet Dealer': the secretive first campaign to sell the Salvator Mundi

Respected textiles scholar and dealer Michael Franses was employed in 2009, by one of the syndicate who owned the painting, to offer it for sale to a handful of the world's leading museums

Did Leonardo da Vinci's studio produce two Salvator Mundis in parallel?

Martin Clayton, the Royal Collection Trust's head of prints and drawings presented his research at a major conference in Leipzig

Revealed: the first photograph of the Louvre's Leonardo book that was spiked over Salvator Mundi fiasco

The story of the "Léonard de Vinci. Le Salvator Mundi" publication that was withdrawn from sale

Five years since the $450m Salvator Mundi sale: a first-hand account of the nonsensical auction

At the record-breaking sale at Christie's New York on 15 November 2017, the audience gasped and whooped as if they were at a very exclusive firework display

The five year warranty on the Salvator Mundi by Leonardo is about to run out—could the buyer have asked for their money back?

Warranties of authenticity offered to buyers can be hard to enforce when auctioneers can fall back on the “generally accepted opinion of scholars and experts”

Saudi Arabia reportedly building gallery to house Leonardo's Salvator Mundi

The painting has not been seen in public since it was allegedly bought by the Saudi Crown Prince for $450m in 2017—but the art historian Martin Kemp suggests it may soon be brought "into the light"

Letters | Salvator Mundi: A circumspect description does not a negative verdict make

Robert B. Simon, the New York dealer who earlier had an interest in the $450m painting, questions our front-page article about a Prado catalogue downgrading the work from a fully authenticated Leonardo

Prado museum downgrades Leonardo's $450m Salvator Mundi in exhibition catalogue

Publication for Mona Lisa show puts the painting in category of works that are attributed to, or authorised or supervised by the Renaissance master

The Lost Leonardo—a thriller-like film on the world’s most expensive painting—opens in the UK on 10 September

The documentary features experts including editor-in-chief of The Art Newspaper, Alison Cole, and editor-at-large Georgina Adam

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The Lost Leonardo—a solid sceptical documentary—follows the saga of the Salvator Mundi

The documentary film about the world’s most scrutinised painting, by the Danish director Andreas Koefoed, premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival on Sunday

Is Salvator Mundi by Leonardo da Vinci? Amid the current flurry of ill-informed controversies, let us turn to the science

Can the leaked Louvre book give us the final word on the much-maligned painting that we all need?

What the Louvre’s scientific examinations of the Salvator Mundi really revealed—according to the museum’s own book

A secret booklet appears to contradict claims made in a new documentary about the painting's attribution to Leonardo

The real reason why the Salvator Mundi didn't make it into the Louvre's Leonardo show

A feature-length film, screening next week in France, sheds new light on the political machinations surrounding the world's most controversial painting

Alison Cole. with additional reporting by Georgina Adam
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Leonardo da Vinci’s Salvator Mundi—the world's most expensive work of art—to be turned into an NFT

Author Ben Lewis is minting the masterpiece to highlight the art world’s ‘age-old inequities and injustices’

Disarming new findings on Leonardo’s Salvator Mundi

The Louvre’s examination of the picture and independent analysis suggest blessing hand and arm were not part of the artist’s original concept

Police discovers stolen Salvator Mundi in Naples apartment

The copy of Leonardo's $450m painting was taken from the Museum of San Domenico Maggiore last year

Salvator Mundi! The Musical—tale of world’s most expensive painting to be turned into a stage blockbuster

Caiola Productions plan to put on the show—a mix of Hamilton and Willy Wonka—in New York in 2022

How the Louvre concealed its secret Salvator Mundi book

Publication with new scientific analysis of the picture was withdrawn after the Saudi authorities refused to loan Leonardo’s $450m painting to Paris

Louvre to open non-stop over closing weekend of Leonardo blockbuster show

Free entry—plus coffee and madeleines—promised for nocturnal visitors in a move that will allow an extra 30,000 people to see the exhibition

Doubly lost: why the Salvator Mundi's failure to show up at the Louvre is to be greatly regretted

Insurance measures allowed the Leonardo painting to be included in the Louvre’s blockbuster if the loan was confirmed by 1 January. Now that date has passed, Martin Kemp laments its disappearance

Was Leonardo's Salvator Mundi for sale when it went on show at the National Gallery?

Public collections usually avoid showing works that are on the market, but expert claims the $450m picture was made available to museums and collectors before the 2011 exhibition

Salvator Mundi-mania comes to Brooklyn

“Museum” features reproductions, artefacts and even Salvator Mundi pasta sauce

Is the $450m Salvator Mundi really on a Saudi yacht?

The Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia’s luxury vessel has unexpectedly circumnavigated Europe and docked in the Netherlands

Leonardo at the Louvre: the spectacular show and the Salvator Mundi no-show

We speak to co-curator Vincent Delieuvin about the 13 years of research that went into the show and discuss the latest twist in the Salvator Mundi saga with author Ben Lewis. Produced in association with Bonhams, auctioneers since 1793

Hosted by Ben Luke. Produced by Julia Michalska, David Clack and Aimee Dawson

Revealed: the plans to show Salvator Mundi at the Louvre

Exclusive photograph from the Paris museum shows the intended installation set up