Help the Louvre Acquire Chardin's Strawberries!

November 7 2023

Video: The Louvre

Posted by Adam Busiakiewicz:

The Louvre in Paris is making a public appeal to raise the final €1,300,000 to acquire Jean-Siméon Chardin's The Basket of Wild Strawberries. Regular readers will remember that the work sold for a staggering €24,381,000 at Artcurial a few years ago, and its export was stopped so that a French institution could step in to save it.

The museum has until 28th February 2024 to raise the funds to keep the work in France.

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