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Poland has just bought $2bn worth of art for only $100m 📻

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  • Poland makes $2bn art haul
  • The Czartoryski collection includes works by Rembrandt, Renoir and Da Vinci – and is believed to be worth around $2bn – but Poland paid only $100m for it.
  • The Polish government has managed to purchase thousands of historic works of art for a fraction of their estimated value.
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Poland has bought several world renowned paintings for a fraction of the price

@bbcworldservice: Poland has just bought $2bn worth of art for only $100m 📻

The Polish government has managed to purchase thousands of historic works of art for a fraction of their estimated value. The Czartoryski collection includes works by Rembrandt, Renoir and Da Vinci – and is believed to be worth around $2bn – but Poland paid only $100m for it. Anna Maria Jakubek explained more about this controversial sale.

(Photo: ‘Portrait of Cecilia Gallerani’ (The Lady with an Ermine) by Leonardo da Vinci. Credit: Carl Court/Getty Images)

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