07 janvier 2011

Art Fund and National Trust Campaign to Save Brueghel Reaches £2.7 Million Target

Pieter Brueghel the Younger’s The Procession to Calvary, 1602. © National Trust, Robert Thrift. LONDON.- The Art Fund, the National Trust and National Heritage Memorial Fund (NHMF) announce that Pieter Brueghel the Younger’s ‘The Procession to Calvary’ has been saved for the nation after an intensive three month fundraising campaign. The £2.72 million total was announced today (Thursday 6 January) with the news of the NHMF grant of £1,034,000. Along with the Art Fund’s £500,000 grant that kick started the appeal, over £680,000... [Lire la suite]
25 juillet 2009

Rare Roman Coins Acquired for British Museum and Derby with Art Fund Help

LONDON.- Two very rare gold coins of the little known Roman emperor Carausius (AD 286-93), found in the North Midlands in 2007, have been acquired by the British Museum and Derby Museum and Art Gallery. Both feature an image of the emperor Carausius, who lead a breakaway 'mini-empire' of Britain and Gaul in the late third century. The first coin is a unique piece struck in London which has been acquired by the British Museum thanks to the generosity of funders including £43,500 from independent charity The Art Fund, the British... [Lire la suite]
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