Leonardo Da Vinci painting worth $150M found in Scottish farmhouse

By on Aug 7, 2012 in Arts, Lifestyle Comments

A possible Leonardo Da Vinci painting, reportedly worth over $150 million, was discovered in the Scottish farmhouse of Fiona McLaren, according to several international reports.

Leonardo Da Vinci painting
Leonardo Da Vinci painting
Image Credit: Daily Mail

The 59-year-old McLaren has kept the Da Vinci painting for decades. The 500-year-old painting was given as a gift by her father.

In her statement provided to The People, McLaren said that she “showed it to him [auctioneer Harry Robertson] and he was staggered, speechless save for a sigh of exclamation.”

An image provided in a Daily Mail report shows the painting with the image of Mary Magdalene holding a young child.

Other reports say, that the Da Vinci art is now being analyzed by experts at the Cambridge University and the Hamilton Kerr Institute, to determine the exact age and origin of the painting.

McLaren reveals her plan of selling the painting to a museum and donate part of the sale proceeds.

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