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Leonardo da Vinci's Rare Painting Breaks World Record

World | Associated Press | November 16, 2017, 7:00 am
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 Christie's auctioneer Jussi Pylkannen, left, looks for one last bid for Leonardo da Vinci's

Christie's auctioneer Jussi Pylkannen, left, looks for one last bid for Leonardo da Vinci's "Salvator Mundi" at Christie's in New York on November 15, 2017. (Image: AP)

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 Christie's auctioneer Jussi Pylkannen, third from right, looks for another bid for Leonardo da Vinci's

Christie's auctioneer Jussi Pylkannen, third from right, looks for another bid for Leonardo da Vinci's "Salvator Mundi" at Christie's in New York on November 15, 2017. (Image: AP)

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 Christie's auctioneer Jussi Pylkannen, taps the gavel as he ends bidding at $400 million for Leonardo da Vinci's

Christie's auctioneer Jussi Pylkannen, taps the gavel as he ends bidding at $400 million for Leonardo da Vinci's "Salvator Mundi" at Christie's in New York on November 15, 2017. (Image: AP)

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 Bidding representatives wait on phones for instructions from bidders for Leonardo da Vinci's

Bidding representatives wait on phones for instructions from bidders for Leonardo da Vinci's "Salvator Mundi" at Christie's in New York on November 15, 2017. (Image: AP)

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 Bidding representatives react after Leonardo da Vinci's

Bidding representatives react after Leonardo da Vinci's "Salvator Mundi" sold at Christie's in New York on November 15, 2017. (Image: AP)

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 Visitors to Christie's wait outside in a line to view Leonardo da Vinci's

Visitors to Christie's wait outside in a line to view Leonardo da Vinci's "Salvator Mundi" on November 14, 2017. (Image: AP)