Joshua Reynolds

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Tate

The Art Newspaper investigates Tate's documents on the Reynolds' Omai bid

The files included a letter from Serota himself

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Art crime

Art Recovery International calls on Icom to step in and investigate 'stolen' Reynolds painting on show in Japan

The portrait was allegedly stolen from the home of a menswear magnate in 1984

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British government gives 11th-hour permission for Joshua Reynolds's Omai to leave UK

The celebrated portrait is owned by a foreign collector who thwarted Tate’s attempts to purchase it in 2003

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Joshua Reynolds

Reynolds' experiments a real headache for conservators

Research project and show explain conservators’ difficulties with his techniques

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Tate

What Tate paid for art 2004-06

A complete list of Tate's acquisitions from the last two years, and what they paid for them

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Joshua Reynolds

Owner of Reynolds’ Portrait of Omai has also loaned Modigliani to Dublin’s National Gallery

Horse breeder John Magnier has given seven other paintings to the institution for at least six years—exempting him from tax should the works be sold

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Tate

Final effort for Tate to save Reynolds’ Archers

The Tate continues to fiercely pursue their fundraising campaign in the hopes that this great work may remain in the UK

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Fundraising

Will Reynolds’ Archers stay in the UK? A look at Tate's fundraising efforts and the effects of the Waverley Criteria

Tate needs over £2 million to buy the £3.2 million painting from an overseas buyer

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Tate

Omai to go on loan to Tate

Is this a prelude to its sale to the gallery?

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Tate

Reynolds’ Portrait of Omai to remain in the UK, but in private hands

The painting which was bought at Sotheby's was banned from leaving the country - now what?

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Joshua Reynolds

Acquisitions negotiations at Tate and The Armouries: You win some, you lose some

A mysterious donor gives the Tate £12.5 million to buy Reynolds’ Omai but the Armouries fail to get Lottery support for two armours

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Museums & Heritage

Britain may lose Omai (twice) and an exquisite Raphael

Tate and the National Gallery reverse longstanding softly, softly policy over purchases to try to retain masterpieces