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Turns out the $450 million Salvator Mundi was the “last da Vinci” only if you don't count one or two others.

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LDV531The Madonna of the Yarnwinder, Buccleuch version at The National Galleries of Scotland - Photographer: Antonia Reeve

Before Leonardo da Vinci’s Salvator Mundi sold at auction for a record-shattering $450.3 million, it was marketed around the world as “the last Da Vinci" in private hands. 

It turns out there is another—even two—out there. And at least one dealer thinks they could be worth as much as $200 million each.

Both are smaller-scale, devotional paintings depicting the same image: the Virgin Mary with the Christ child in her lap. The baby is holding a cross-shaped stick used to wind yarn, which has inspired the shared name, The Madonna of the Yarnwinder

To read more on Bloomberg:

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2017-12-21/another-multimillion-dollar-da-vinci-is-hiding-in-plain-sight

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