Titian's Diana and Callisto saved for nation

The Titian pieces "saved" for Britain after major fundraising

Here's my report on the latest addition to the national collection - Diana and Callisto, by the Renaissance master Titian.

It has been bought for the British people by the National Galleries in London and Edinburgh, after a £45m ($71.7m) deal was agreed with its owner, the Duke of Sutherland. Diana and Callisto is a companion piece to Diana and Actaeon; that was purchased from the duke for £50m in 2009, following a national fundraising campaign.

Both paintings, on public display in London for 18 months, will move to Edinburgh and then rotate between the galleries.

Will Gompertz Article written by Will Gompertz Will Gompertz Arts editor

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