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Da Vinci's portrait of Christ could fetch US$100m at auction

Salvator Mundi, which dates to about 1500, depicts Christ in vivid blue and crimson robes holding a crystal orb.

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THE last privately owned Leonardo da Vinci painting and one of fewer than 20 by the Renaissance artist known to still exist is hitting the auction block, Christie's announced on Tuesday.

Salvator Mundi, an ethereal portrait of Jesus Christ which dates to about 1500, is...

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