Titian's Diana and Callisto and Diana and Actaeon
Media playback is unsupported on your device

Titian masterpiece Diana and Callisto saved for nation

Titian's Diana and Callisto has been saved for the nation after a £45m ($71.7m) deal was agreed with owner the Duke of Sutherland.

The "supremely important" oil painting was bought with the help of £25m ($39.9m) from the National Gallery after a lengthy fundraising campaign.

Along with partners National Galleries of Scotland, they also saved sister piece Diana and Actaeon in 2009.

Will Gompertz reports.

  • 01 Mar 2012
Go to next video: Titian's work 'immensely' important