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|Archive reference number||NG14/204/1|
|Date||16 Jan 1917-26 Jul 1962|
Correspondence between Captain Claude D. Rotch, Holmes and Collins Baker regarding the development of Rotch's collection and his plans to bequeath works to the National Gallery, including a 'family group' by an unknown artist, which can not be identified when the bequest is processed. Copy of Rotch's deed of gift bequeathing his 'family group' by an unknown artist. Correspondence between Alex John Hill (executor of Rotch's will) Philip Hendy and Martin Davis, including application for exemption from Estate Duty. Correspondence between Davies and Ronald Lee regarding the potential loan of a Rotch bequest picture for exhibition before the formal acceptance of the bequest by the National Gallery. Confirmation of the Trustees' decision to accept the five pictures bequeathed by Rotch., June 1962.
|Paintings referenced in this record||NG6332, NG6333, NG6334, NG6335, NG6336|
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