Ashmolean campaigns for Turner

June 4 2015

Image of Ashmolean campaigns for Turner

Picture: Guardian/Ashmolean

The Ashmolean museum is hoping to raise £1m to acquire the above view of Oxford High Street by Turner. There a long way there already, with sizeable grants from the Art Fund and the Heritage Lottery Fund. The picture is apparently one of the best documented Turners ever painted. More here

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