Post Profile






Rare bust of Queen Victoria by master sculptor at risk of leaving the UK

Arts Minister John Glen has placed a temporary export bar on an extraordinary sculpture of Queen Victoria to provide an opportunity to keep it in the country. The sculpture is at risk of being exported from the UK unless a buyer can be found to match the asking price of £1.2 million. This remarkable depiction of the ageing monarch was created by master sculptor Alfred Gilbert, who transformed British sculpture in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.
read more

share

Related Posts


Culture Minister steps in to prevent Titian study from export

Arts : Artdaily

Culture Minister Matt Hancock has placed a temporary export bar on a rare drawing by Titian to provide an opportunity to keep it in the country. The drawing, Study of a Kneeling Man, is at risk of being exported from the UK unless a...

Culture Minister steps in to prevent an Indian Manner tapestry from export

Arts : Artdaily

Culture Minister Matt Hancock has placed a temporary export bar on a rare tapestry by Michael Mazarind to provide an opportunity to keep it in the country. The tapestry is at risk of being exported from the UK unless a buyer can be ...

Exceptionally rare Roman figurine at risk of leaving the UK

Arts : Artdaily

Arts Minister John Glen has placed a temporary export bar on an exceptionally rare bronze Roman figurine to provide an opportunity to keep it in the country. The figure may be wearing a hooded woollen cloak known as the birrus Brita...

Arts Minister steps in to prevent rare study from export

Arts : Artdaily

A drawing of the Schmadribach Waterfall is at risk of being exported from the UK unless a buyer can be found to match the asking price of £68,750. Arts Minister John Glen has placed a temporary export bar on the drawing, by Austrian...

Arts minister steps in to prevent unique object from export

Arts : Artdaily

Arts Minister John Glen has placed a temporary export bar on a Scottish two-part seal matrix to provide an opportunity to keep it in the country. The seal matrices are at risk of being exported from the UK unless a buyer can be foun...

Comments


Copyright © 2016 Regator, LLC