Getty denies interest in 'Salvator Mundi'

November 19 2011

That, at least, is the headline in the LA Times. But if you actually read the story, it seems the Getty is not ruling it out:

David Bomford, acting director of the Getty Museum, said only that "other acquisitions" being considered by the Brentwood institution precluded the effort. Bomford, who was speaking to The Times' editorial board, is a former paintings conservator and head registrar at the London museum where the Leonardo exhibition is taking place.

It's unlikely they'll get another chance to buy a Leonardo; start jangling the tin!

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