World-record Da Vinci painting to be exhibited at Louvre Abu Dhabi

Salvator Mundi, a painting depicting Christ by Leonardo, recently sold for a record $450m

Salvator Mundi – the painting depicting Christ by Leonardo Da Vinci recently auctioned for a record $450m – is heading to the Louvre Abu Dhabi in a coup for the new museum.The first museum to bear the Louvre name outside France has been billed as “the first universal museum in the Arab world” in a sign of the oil-rich emirate’s global ambitions.“Da Vinci’s Salvator Mundi is coming to LouvreAbuDhabi,” the museum said on Twitter in Arabic, English and French, displaying an image of the 500-year...