It would really be a challenge to prove without a doubt if this is the original. However, being included in the exhibit, “Leonardo da Vinci: Painter at the Court of Milan” in the National Gallery in London is already a positive comment towards its attribution.
In order to establish authenticity, an artwork in question would have to go through a rigorous process of examining its materials, craftsmanship, style and documented history. Further weight towards attribution would then be provided by the stamp of approval from the international scholars with their exceptional expertise (Charney). In reflection, Salvator Mundi has gone through all the necessary prerequisites to prove its mark in the art world. Basing on the unequivocal consensus of the experts, it has arrived into the fore as the ‘lost’ Leonardo masterpiece and would now only have to endure the test of