Leonardo DiCaprio outbid as Domingo Zapata painting sells for $1M

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A painting by Domingo Zapata sold for more than $1 million in St. Barts, outpricing even Leonardo DiCaprio’s bids on the piece.

Zapata’s artwork “Mona Lisa Bull Fighter” went for 900,000 Euros at a UNICEF event attended by a host of stars and wealthy power players.

After a heated bidding war overseen by Sotheby’s, the piece fetched a total of $1,027,000, sold to an unnamed American collector.

Spanish-born artist Zapata wrote on Instagram, “A new record in auction for my career that will now be 100 [percent] donated to help children in need!

“Thank you God for giving me the opportunity to help others with my work!”

A source said DiCaprio — an avid art collector who has previously purchased some of Zapata’s works — bid on the painting but ducked out at $500,000.

Others who have collected Zapata’s work include Johnny Depp, Goldman Sachs and George Soros.

Others at the UNICEF Italia x LuisaViaRoma gala — hosted outdoors on the patio of St. Bart’s famed Eden Rock — included Dylan Penn and a host of models including Izabel Goulart and Nina Agdal.

According to a source, “Tables were going for $250,000” for the event, which ended with a performance by Dua Lipa.

Page Six also reported that Fanatics billionaire Michael Rubin was also at the UNICEF gala, with Meek Mill and Lil Baby.

The trio later hit the after-party co-hosted by Richie Akiva and Darren Dzienciol on board the $150 million yacht Vava II, along with DiCaprio, Kygo, Mike Tyson and Dua Lipa.

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