A Christies employee poses with ‘Salvator Mundi’, which is attributed to Leonardo da Vinci. But an Oxford historian disputes the claim. Photo: AP
A Christies employee poses with ‘Salvator Mundi’, which is attributed to Leonardo da Vinci. But an Oxford historian disputes the claim. Photo: AP
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Da Vinci scholar Matthew Landrus challenges attribution of record $450 million work

It wasn’t Leonardo da Vinci who painted Salvator Mundi, an Oxford historian claims, but an assistant whose work sells for far less

A Christies employee poses with ‘Salvator Mundi’, which is attributed to Leonardo da Vinci. But an Oxford historian disputes the claim. Photo: AP
A Christies employee poses with ‘Salvator Mundi’, which is attributed to Leonardo da Vinci. But an Oxford historian disputes the claim. Photo: AP
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