‘Salvator Mundi’ by Leonardo da Vinci that sold for a record $400m at Christie’s New York.

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The buyer’s premium due


The number of minutes it took to sell


The increment of the final bid to win the lot


The sale total, with premium, of Christie’s evening sale


Paintings known to exist by Leonardo da Vinci, many in institutions. The Madonna of the Yarnwinder owned by the Duke of Buccleuch is on loan to National Gallery Scotland.


The number of people who queued to see the painting at Christie’s venues prior to sale.


The all-time highest auction prices in sterling.