Tag "Charles Le Brun"

Valuable Art Is in Demand

Everything has its price and when it comes to art it can be a high one. Despite a temporary export ban being put on a valuable piece of art by the Government, once the three month ‘stay of execution’ expired the painting by the French painter Charles Le Brun was lost to the Metropolitan in New York. No one could come up with the $12.3m needed to keep it in