Spain's Ministry of Culture Acquires El Greco Crucifix

November 19 2021

Image of Spain's Ministry of Culture Acquires El Greco Crucifix

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Posted by Adam Busiakiewicz:

Spain's Ministry of Culture have acquired a Crucifix by El Greco for a reported €1.5m. The painting, produced between 1571 and 1577, was purchased on behalf of the Museo del Greco in Toledo and is one of the first works acquired for the museum since its foundation in 1910. The work of art was subjected to an export ban thus allowing for the Spanish State to raise the funds to keep it in the country.

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