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One million pounds secures Manet

A museum in Oxford has managed to raise a million pounds from the public to ensure a famous 19th century painting stays in this country. The Ashmolean Museum has bought Edoura Manet's Portrait of Mademoiselle Claus.

One million pounds buys famous Manet

Edoura Manet's painting Portrait of Mademoiselle Claus Credit: Meridian

A museum in Oxford has raised one million pounds from members of the public to ensure a famous 19th century painting stays in this country. The Portrait of Mademoiselle Claus was painted by Edoura Manet and is currently touring the country. It has been bought by the Ashmolean Museum .

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