The Culture Ministry has agreed to let it be shown at London’s National Gallery starting in November and is also considering requests to let it travel to Berlin and Madrid.
But the plans for it to leave Poland have sparked anxiety among art conservationists, and a news conference in Warsaw on Tuesday was devoted to the debate. Its permanent home is a Krakow museum.
Art conservationist Janusz Czop said he believes the risk of allowing it to travel is too high. Deputy Culture Minister Piotr Zuchowski said the ministry will consider the conservationists’ warning.
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