The winner will get to witness Leonardo da Vinci’s masterpiece undergoing its annual inspection.
The total nearly doubles the previous record of 540,000 visitors for a single exhibit.
The whereabouts of the real Salvator Mundi—the most expensive painting to sell at auction—remain unknown.
The gargantuan exhibition opens October 24. Best get yourself to Paris.
There’s now a belief that the painting is onboard a superyacht owned by Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman.
With an Assist from the Queen, U.K. Museums Will Celebrate the 500th Anniversary of Leonardo’s Death
A major exhibition of the Renaissance master’s drawings from the Queen’s collection goes on view throughout Britain on February 1.
Plus, see exclusive restorations and discover female Renaissance masters.
The global president of Christie’s talks about selling the most expensive painting of all time.