New York art dealer Robert Simon, along with another gallerist, Alexander Parrish paid US$10,000 for the da Vinci masterpiece at an estate auction in 2005. Photo: Handout
New York art dealer Robert Simon, along with another gallerist, Alexander Parrish paid US$10,000 for the da Vinci masterpiece at an estate auction in 2005. Photo: Handout
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Meet the man who found the da Vinci that sold for a record US$450 million

Robert Simon describes how he found the Salvator Mundi at a small Louisana auction in 2005 and brought the Saviour back to life. The last Leonardo painting discovered was in 1909

New York art dealer Robert Simon, along with another gallerist, Alexander Parrish paid US$10,000 for the da Vinci masterpiece at an estate auction in 2005. Photo: Handout
New York art dealer Robert Simon, along with another gallerist, Alexander Parrish paid US$10,000 for the da Vinci masterpiece at an estate auction in 2005. Photo: Handout
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