Alex Rotter, Christie's co-Chairman and bidder (English): «$400 million» Jussi Pylkkanen, Global President of Christie's and auctioneer (English): «$400 million.» *MULTIPLE SHOTS AT SOURCE* Leonardo Da Vinci’s ‘Salvator Mundi’ (Saviour of the World) became the most expensive painting ever sold at auction, on Wednesday at Christie’s in New York. The unidentified buyer won the bid with a... Еще final sale price of $450.3 million (€382.6 million). The bidding was conducted by telephone and lasted close to 20 minutes. The ‘lost Leonardo’ was rediscovered in 2005. Its previous owner was Russian art collector Dimitry Rybolovlev, who bought the painting for $127.5 million in 2013.