The Ashmolean Museum in Oxford wants to raise £8m to stop a French painting being sold to a foreign buyer for £28m. The Portrait of Mademoiselle Claus was painted in 1868 by Edouard Manet. Museum director Dr Christoper Brown explains to Stacey Poole why it's so important.
The Ashmolean Museum in Oxford has launched a campaign to buy a painting by the French Impressionist Edouard Manet and stop it leaving the UK. The Portrait of Mademoiselle Claus is worth £28m.