Why would a Saudi prince pay $450 million for a painting of Christ?

Posted December 11, 2017 11:28 pm by Editor

Why would a Saudi prince pay $450 million for a painting of Christ?

The news that the buyer of Salvator Mundi, the most expensive painting ever sold, is the Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia, Mohammed bin Salman, known catchily as MBS, comes as something as a revelation. The painting is destined to hang in the Louvre Abu Dhabi. Most commentators have seen this as a part of the rivalry between the United Arab Emirates (which are allied to Saudi Arabia) and Qatar…

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