24 February 2012

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ASHMOLEAN SPEARHEADS CAMPAIGN TO SAVE MANET PAINTING FOR NATION

The Ashmolean Museum is organising a campaign to save Edouard Manet’s Portrait of Mademoiselle Claus, 1868, for the nation.  On the advice of the Reviewing Committee, the Culture Minister Ed Vaizey has extended the temporary export bar on the painting until August to give the Ashmolean time in which to raise the funds in order […]