The Pushkin Museum is likely not going to be able to buy "Venus and Adonis" by Titian
ARTinvestment.RU   13 декабря 2018

Work a few years ago attributed Tiziano, the owner decided not to sell the Pushkin Museum Pushkin, despite prior arrangement

this was reported by channel "Culture". The painting "Venus and Adonis" in 2005, collector Vladimir Logvinenko bought at a French auction as a copy of the eponymous painting by Titian in the Prado. But subsequent renovations and the studies have provided a number of experts argue that it is a genuine work of Titian. Moreover, experts from the Prado Museum, in 2014 conducted a study of the painting "Venus and Adonis", came to the conclusion that the Madrid Titian is the author's repetition, the original source for which was that picture Logvinenko.

the Pushkin Museum, the owner of the work has been agreed: two year temporary display in the Pushkin Museum named after Pushkin and the subsequent repurchase of the painting Museum. The work "Venus and Adonis" in 2017 was included in the Pushkin Museum the exhibition "Titian. Tintoretto. Veronese". Attribution, restoration, participation in the exhibition, numerous publications have increased the value of the paintings. As a result, the owner decided not to sell it to the Museum. On December 17, the deadline for temporary display, and probably "Venus and Adonis" will forever leave the walls of the Pushkin Museum. The Director of the Museum M. Loshak laments the fact that the huge effort by the Museum to promote the work, have been wasted. "After all, what did the Museum has clearly stated that the claim to this thing. By work on recognition of it as a Titian, I'm sure that none of the museums will not qualify for its purchase. Is confident that its acquisition will not undertake serious auction house because they understand the importance of such a step and always support the museums", — said in an interview to channel "Culture" Marina Loshak.


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