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Record NG14/113/1

Archive reference number NG14/113/1
Title

Acquisition file

Date 27 Oct 1944-18 Jul 1945
Description

Correspondence with Lady Fitzgerald re her offer to present a portrait of her mother 'Mrs Bischoffsheim' by Millais and a portrait of her sister 'Ellen, Countess of Desart as a Child' by Ricard, her agreement that the pictures might go to the Tate to form part of a representative gallery of British Art, and arrangements for the collection and delivery of the pictures after the war. Also includes correspondence between Clark, Maclaren and Messrs Bourlet & Sons re collection of the works from Berkshire

Record type File
Paintings referenced in this record NG5572, NG5573, TG, N05573
Related material

NG3/5572 for two letters from Lady Fitzgerald to Clarke re her offer and a request to reproduce the Millais for publication, 18 & 27 Dec 1944.

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