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Buyer revealed: Saudi Prince

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/12/06/world/middleeast/salvator-mundi-da-vinci-saudi-prince-bader.html

"The mystery buyer who bid $450 million for Leonardo da Vinci’s "Salvator Mundi" is a little-known Saudi prince and friend of the heir apparent.
He is a little-known Saudi prince from a remote branch of the royal family, with no history as a major art collector, and no publicly known source of great wealth. But the prince, Bader bin Abdullah bin Mohammed bin Farhan al-Saud, is the mystery buyer of Leonardo da Vinci’s painting “Salvator Mundi,” which fetched a record $450.3 million at auction last month, documents show. ........."

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NCR:recent find,?auth deVinci painting sells $450M
It sold for under $10,000 in 2005
They Say It’s by Leonardo. I Have Doubts. Big Do
Re: They Say It’s by Leonardo. I Have Doubts. Bi
Sold, $400 million, send UPS
Buyer revealed: Saudi Prince
could also be a straw man
Maybe the Tin man or Cowardly Lion ?? 😀

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