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  • Leonardo da Vinci Painting Sells for Record $450 Million - Text + Audio + Pictures - 16 November 2017
    "The painting is called “Salvator Mundi,” Latin for “Savior of the World.” It is one of fewer than 20 paintings by the Renaissance painter known to exist. It sold at an auction held on Wednesday."

    (learningenglish.voanews.com)



$179.3m in 100 seconds: Highlights as Picasso work breaks record - 12 May 2015
"Picasso's Women of Algiers has become the most expensive painting to sell at auction, going for $179.3m (£115m) at Christie's in New York..."

(BBC)