Search the Archive

Search the National Gallery Archive containing records of the Gallery's activities from its foundation in 1824 to the present day. Find out more about the National Gallery Archive.

Record NG14/276/1

Archive reference number NG14/276/1
Title

Acquisition file

Date 9 May-19 Aug 1977
Description

Correspondence between Michael Levey and Geoffrey Agnew discussing the forthcoming auction of Parmigianino's 'Portrait of a Collector', including explanation from Agnew as to the tactical decisions he made whilst bidding for the picture. Press releases announcing the purchase of the picture. Papers from the Finance department recording purchase.

Record type File
Paintings referenced in this record NG6441

Your list will only be saved temporarily. Inactivity of more than an hour could result in the loss of your list. If you would like to keep a record of your list, we suggest you email it to yourself.

Your list of records will be sent to us if you request an appointment, and a summary will be included in your appointment email notification.