Rediscovered painting by Leonardo da Vinci's lover and collaborator sells for record €1.7m (

Penitent Magdalene by Gian Giacomo Caprotti, known as Salaì, who entered Leonardo’s workshop at the age of ten, was estimated at €100,000 to €150,000 and is one of only a handful of works known by the artist.

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The dusty old drawing set to make £200 at auction and how it eventually sold for $515,000 (

Italian scholar attributes newly discovered sketch of Jesus Christ to Leonardo da Vinci (