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A sketch of Christ by the Renaissance ace Leonardo da Vinci sold for a record $450 million (380 million euros) at closeout on Wednesday, destroying past records for craftsmanships sold at sell off or secretly. The work of art, called “Salvator Mundi,” Italian for “Guardian angel of the World,” is one of less than 20 artistic creations by Leonardo known to exist and the just a single in private hands. It was sold by Christie’s sale house, which didn’t promptly distinguish the purchaser. Leonardo da Vinci’s perfect work of art Salvator Mundi accomplishes $450,312,500, a #worldauctionrecord for any show-stopper sold at sell off. The most astounding cost at any point paid for a masterpiece at closeout had been $179.4 million (152 million euros), for Picasso’s “Ladies of Algiers (Version O)” in May 2015, additionally at Christie’s in New York. The most astounding known deal cost for any fine art had…