Wednesday January 29, 2020

Controversy over ‘secret sale’ to Ukrainian oligarch heats up

An investigation is being sought into the circumstances around the sale of a Beit collection masterpiece sold privately earlier this year for €500,000.

15th August, 2015
The Cabinet of Physical Sciences by Jacques de Lajoue.

An investigation is being sought into the circumstances around the sale of a Beit collection masterpiece sold privately earlier this year for €500,000.

The painting is not one of the nine paintings at the centre of the current Beit Foundation controversy.

An Taisce is seeking an investigation into what it calls the “secret sale” of the painting and into the role of a named foundation trustee. The work is a painting by artist Jacques de...

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