Public asked to photograph ‘secret collection’ of works in homes

THE ART NEWSPAPER | Gareth Harris:

A new initiative is urging people to locate and photograph 36,000 works in UK collections, which are publicly accessible as part of a tax-relief scheme. The new project, known as Open Inheritance Art (OIA), encourages the public to track down works available for viewing under the little-known Conditional Exemption Tax Incentive scheme run by HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC)… Read more

Image: Three Children with Dog (Two Sisters and a Brother of the Artist) (around 1570-90) attributed to Sofonisba Anguissola (Collection of Lord Methuen, Corsham Court, Wiltshire)