UK Government Places Export Bar on Turner Painting

January 31st, 2018

The UK Government has placed an export bar on a JMW Turner painting under threat of leaving the country.  The piece carries an asking price of £18,533,750.  “I very much hope that it can remain in the UK, where it can be admired and appreciated by future generations for many years to come,” says arts minister Michael Ellis.

Read more at The Guardian