World’s most expensive painting 'Salvator Mundi' stolen

The most expensive painting in the world, ‘Salvator Mundi’ painted by Leonardo Da Vinci has gone missing after it was sold for £350million last year to Saudi crown prince Mohammed bin Salman.

The painting hasn’t been seen in public since it was ‘acquired’ by Louvre Abu Dhabi via the Saudi crown prince Mohammed bin Salman, has sparked off a growing concern over its whereabouts.

According to The Times, Professor Martin Kemp, the Da Vinci scholar who helped authenticate the piece a decade ago.

‘Nobody outside the immediate Arab hierarchy knows where it is.’

Daily Mail reported that in 2005, the painting was acquired for less than $10,000 (£7,809) at an auction in New Orleans by a consortium of art dealers that included Robert Simon, a specialist in Old Masters.

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However when Professor Kemp was asked where the 500-year-old painting might be, he rather worryingly responded:

‘I have no idea. The mys


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