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Louvre Museum launches multi-million euro bid for Renaissance masterpiece

By: Richelle HARRISON PLESSE
1 min

The jewel-incrusted prayer book of French king François I offers an insight into the Renaissance world. Currently owned by British collectors, France wants it back, with the Louvre appealing to the public to help fund its return - at a cost of 10 million euros. The perfectly-preserved artefact is currently on display at the Paris museum.

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