25 juin 2009

Titian's Triumph of Love Saved for the Nation by the Art Fund

Titian (c.1485/90-1576), The Triumph of Love. LONDON.- A rare painting by the great Venetian painter Titian (c.1485/90-1576) has come into public ownership through the Acceptance in Lieu (AIL) scheme, with an additional grant of £180,000 from independent charity The Art Fund. The AIL scheme enables items deemed to be of historical or artistic importance to be given in place of inheritance tax and is administered by the Museums, Libraries and Archives Council (MLA), on behalf of the government. The circular painting, The Triumph... [Lire la suite]