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Record NG23/1968

Archive reference number NG23/1968
Title

Press Releases

Date 1968
Description

'The Raising of Lazarus' by Piombo back on display 8 Jan

Appointment of Mr Michael Levey as Keeper 9 Jan

'Alterpiece showing the Virgin and Child' by Bergognone on display 23 Jan

'Christina of Denmark, Duchess of Milan' by Holbein has been cleaned 23 Feb

Recorded guided tours at the National Gallery [first recorded tours] 13 Mar

'A Young Woman seated at a Virginal' by Vermeer damaged 22 Mar

Exhibition of the National Gallery's work 25 Mar

'A Young Woman seated at a Virginal' by Vermeer back on display 9 Apr

'Sun rising through vapour' and 'Dido building Carthage' by Turner back on display after cleaning 24 May

Three paintings cleaned: 'The Good Samaritan' by Bassano, 'Noli me Tangere' in the style of Orcagna and 'Trio of Geometers' by a follower of the Brothers Lenain 6 Jun

Special exhibition of the National Gallery polyptych by Romanino 30 Jul

Loan of Canaletto paintings by the Queen 19 Aug

Canaletto bicentenary exhibition at the National Gallery 26 Aug

The Lane Bequest 27 Sep

Acquisition: 'The Virgin and the Child with Four Angels' by Duccio 28 Oct

Exhibition of new acquisitions 6 Dec.

Record type File
Paintings referenced in this record NG1, NG1410, NG2475, NG2568, NG479, NG498, NG277, NG639, NG297.1-5, NG6386

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