The Louvre Abu Dhabi would be the painting “Salvator Mundi” of Leonardo da Vinci, normally mid-september to propose to the public, but allows the disclosure for unclear reasons and for an indefinite period of time.
The department of culture and tourism of Abu Dhabi, that ten months ago the painting bought for the astronomical sum of 450 million dollars, has through Twitter to let you know that the unveiling for an indefinite period of time is exercise. ‘More details are soon to be released’, it sounds.
Originally, the Louvre Abu Dhabi, the work of Leonardo da Vinci in mid-september, sharing with the audience. The painting of the Italian master sets a Christ blessing with a crystal ball, and was on a public auction sold by the Russian businessman Dmitri Rybolovlev, in his free time art collector and chairman of football club Monaco.
There was a lot around to do. The painting was bought by a Saudi prince who was not active on the art market. He bought the painting on behalf of the city of Abu Dhabi, which is a showpiece for the new museum. According to a local newspaper would be the museum only to wait with the disclosure until 11 november, when his one-year anniversary celebrates.