Sunday, February 19, 2006

Gulbenkian: Britain's loss ...

... and Portugal's good fortune.
Britain lost a tycoon's priceless art collection to Portugal 50 years ago. Now, for the first time in more than half a century, the Gulbenkian Foundation is lending some of its paintings to an exhibition at Tate Britain. The story in today's Observer.
Painting by J. M. W. Turner, Quillebeuf, at the Mouth of Seine, 1833,
Oil on canvas, 88 x 120 cm
Museu Calouste Gulbenkian, Lisbon

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