Final chance to save Rubens' Whitehall sketch

Bailey, Martin
July 2008
Art Newspaper;Jul/Aug2008, Vol. 17 Issue 193, p12
The article reports that the fate of Rubens' sketch for the Whitehall ceiling will be decided on July 22, 2008 when the National Heritage Memorial Fund (NHMF) decides on a grant application from the Tate. Viscount Hampden is selling "The Apostheosis of King James I," which was originally made for Charles I. The price of the sketch to the gallery after tax concessions would by £6 million.


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