Buying a £28m painting for just £8m

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.

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Saving a £28m painting for 'The Nation'

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.