- 13 May 2015 9:04 AM
Papp thanked the government, the National Bank of Hungary (NBH) and the city’s lawmakers for their efforts in keeping the trilogy together.
The state purchased Christ before Pilate with funding from the NBH’s programme to buy national art treasures, he said.
Fidesz MP and former Debrecen mayor Lajos Kósa said today’s event marked the end of a drawn-out process as Canadian law did not allow for the painting to be acquired any earlier.
The paintings will be open to the public for viewing from next week.
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