UK government receives record £65m art gifts in lieu of inheritance tax
National scheme gains significance in the pandemic as "a shift away from blockbuster touring shows" will place greater importance on public collections
Will Obama’s ‘middle-class economics’ hit inherited art?
Proposed tax reforms could make the rich feel less well-off—and less likely to spend on art
Heirs of millionaire art collector at loggerheads
The difficulty has arisen because Mr Eastman left the bulk of his estate in a “marital trust” for his wife
Acceptance in lieu deal worth £9.3 million agreed for historic house furniture
Houghton Hall’s William Kent furniture to remain in house but to belong to Victoria & Albert Museum
ArchiveAnthony van Dyck
Tate misses out on a Van Dyck portrait of Lucy Percy
Van Dyke painting withdrawn from sale at Christie's.
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The acceptance of items of national heritage in lieu of inheritance tax continues to provide public collections in Britain with new material
A Tanguy for the Tate, important furniture for the V&A