Gallery: 10 Leonardo da Vinci masterpieces

A selection of the Italian master’s greatest paintings

A painting attributed to Leonardo da Vinci has sold at auction for a world record-breaking $450m (£341m). The painting, known as Salvator Mundi (Saviour of the World), was sold to an anonymous bidder at Christie’s in New York. The painting now joins the small crop attributed to the Italian master (there are few than 20 works officially recognised) – and below is a gallery in which it sits alongside some of his most famous masterpieces.

1. Salvator Mundi, private collection

 

2. Mona Lisa, Musée du Louvre

 

3. St John the Baptist, Musée du Louvre

 

4. The Adoration of the Magi, Uffizi Gallery

 

5. Madonna Litta, Hermitage Museum

 

6. Lady with an Ermine, National Museum, Kraków

 

7. Annuciation, Uffizi Gallery

 

8. Virgin of the Rocks, National Gallery, London

 

9. Ginevra de’ Benci, National Gallery of Art, Washington DC

 

10. The Last Supper, Santa Maria delle Grazie, Milan


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