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Record NG14/69/1

Archive reference number NG14/69/1
Title

Acquisition file

Date 5 Jun-19 Nov 1934
Description

Correspondence between Kenneth Clark [Director] and the Sangiorgi Gallery, Rome re purchase of 'Christ Mocked' by Hieronymous Bosch and with Dr Max Friedländer and Harold Isherwood Kay re the picture's merits, cleaning and publication.

The correspondence between Clark and Kay also discusses the progress of various acquisitions including the purchase of the Sassetta panels from Mackay and Sir Joseph Duveen's gift of Hogarth's 'Graham Family'

Record type File
Paintings referenced in this record NG4744, NG4756, NG4757, NG4758, NG4759, NG4760, NG4761, NG4762, NG4763
Related material

See S67 for receipt of purchase, dated 26 Oct 1934; see S1083 for Sassetta panels acquisition file

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