The old masters champion the revival of the art market

Madrid

Updated:01/13/2021 16:26h

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Modern and contemporary art collectors wait for better times to bring their treasures to market, knowing that it is not the best time, given the global crisis that the pandemic has dragged us into. It has been a long time since masterpieces of Picasso, Giacometti, Van Gogh … that exceed one hundred million dollars. In the case of the old masters, it is even more rare that they are released. As an exception, the «Salvator Mundi», attributed to Leonardo, sold in 2017 for $ 450 million. A painting that is unaccounted for and about which there are many doubts about its authorship.

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