The Louvre Abu Dhabi To Feature Leonardo Da Vinci’s Masterpiece

by Dhruv Maniar
The Louvre Abu Dhabi To Feature Leonardo Da Vinci’s Masterpiece

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Salvator Mundi which is Leonardo Da Vinci’s Masterpiece is ready to feature in Louvre Abu Dhabi from September 18, 2018. 

What Is It? 

Salvator Mundi is a masterpiece painted by Leonardo Da Vinci in c.1500 and is known as among the 20 survived paintings from this Italian renaissance master. This masterpiece boasts as one of the most expensive paintings sold in the world for a price of $450 million which has been bought by the Abu Dhabi Department of Culture and Tourism. 

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#Repost @dctabudhabi The rediscovery of Leonardo da Vinci’s Salvator Mundi is one of the most significant art findings in history. Coming to @louvreabudhabi on September 18 #SeeSalvatorMundi __ ‎لوحة تمثل محطة فارقة في تاريخ الفن رسمها أهم فنان في التاريخ! أيقونة ليوناردو دافنشي " سلفاتور مندي" هي من أبرز الاكتشافات الفنية التي شهدها العالم! تنتظركم من تاريخ 18 سبتمبر في اللوفر أبوظبي! ‎اكتشف_سلفاتور_مندي# @louvreabudhabi __ La découverte du ‘Salvator Mundi‘ de Léonard de Vinci est l'une des plus importantes de l'histoire de l'art. Venez l’admirer au @louvreabudhabi dès le 18 septembre #SeeSalvatorMundi

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What Else? 

Mohammad Al Mubarak, chairman of the Department stated that, “The Salvator Mundi highlights the inclusive nature of Louvre Abu Dhabi’s narrative and Abu Dhabi’s mission to promote a message of acceptance, and openness. It is an opportunity for Abu Dhabi’s residents and visitors from around the world to engage with a rare and iconic work of great cultural significance at Louvre Abu Dhabi. Lost and hidden for so long in private hands, Leonardo Da Vinci’s masterpiece is now our gift to the world.”

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