Stolen Salvator Mundi Returned to Naples Basilica

January 18 2021

Video: Videoinformazioni News

Posted by Adam Busiakiewicz:

A version of Leonardo's Salvator Mundi that was stolen from the Basilica di San Domenico Maggiore in Naples has been returned. The stolen painting, which was taken two years ago, was discovered in a flat in the city recently by the authorities. The video above shows the painting being rehung in the Muscettola Chapel by a mask-wearing priest.

Update - The Daily Mail has published better images of the work.

Update 2 - Ben Lewis, art critic and author on the Salvator Mundi, has commented on Twitter that this painting was restored and exhibited in Rome last year. It seems like the timescale of the thefts might be a little off.

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