US couple bequeath 350m-euro art collection to Musée d'Orsay

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Spencer Hays and his wife Marlene, both aged 80, are to leave the Paris museum the inheritance of a collection of some 600 artworks, including by Matisse, Modigliani and Degas, and on Saturday received the Légion d'Honneur in the company of President François Hollande.

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A Texan couple who discovered their love for art during a trip to Paris in the 1970s are to donate the multimillion dollar collection they have amassed since to the French capital, reports The Straits Times.