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The $450 Million Da Vinci Painting Has Many ‘Buyers’

  • Abu Dhabi culture department says it acquired the painting
  • Earlier, Saudi Crown Prince and a ‘proxy’ were named as buyers

Another day and another high-profile buyer has emerged for the record $450 million purchase of Leonardo Da Vinci’s “Salvator Mundi.”

In the span of just three days, two princes and an emirate have been named as either buyers, acquirers or proxy purchasers -- depending on whom you believe.