Both the Louvre and the UK government have blocked the sale and export of two paintings which they deem to be ‘national treasures’. By doing so, the Louvre and a UK museum will be given the opportunity to raise the necessary funds to purchase the respective paintings.Continue reading
According to an announcement made by the owner, the infamous Salvator Mundi painting will no longer feature in the upcoming Leonardo da Vinci exhibition at the Louvre in Paris. This follows reports that the museum’s Curators were unable to agree whether it was painted by Leonardo or his workshop.
This week, the Louvre Museum in Paris confirmed its request to borrow Leonardo da Vinci’s ‘Salvator Mundi’. Continue reading