Angolan Millionaire Makes Reported Bid for Portugal’s Miró Artworks

April 5th, 2014

joan miro_sans titre, sans date_poetry and light_l'hermitageAngolan millionaire Rui Costa Reis has reportedly made a offer to purchase the nation of Portugal’s collection of works by Joan Miró, making a 44 million euro offer for the collection of 85 paintings.  The works were previously made for sale in February, but the offering was canceled after strong protests in Portugal. Barring a sale, the works will reportedly be on the auction block at Christie’s in London this June.

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