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Record NG14/248/1

Archive reference number NG14/248/1
Title

Acquisition file

Date 12 May-7 Sep 1970
Description

Correspondence between the Heim Gallery (dealers) and National Gallery concerning acquisition. Largely administrative matters including the drawing up of an invoice for the purchase and the cleaning of the picture, which was carried out by the Heim Gallery. Price of £35,000 is eventually settled on for the picture (5 June 1970), price was originally £37,500. Press release officially announcing acquisition, 5 September.

Record type File
Paintings referenced in this record NG6392

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