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Record NG24/1919/8

Archive reference number NG24/1919/8
Title

Press cuttings

Date Nov-Dec 1919
Description

1.Art Market: sale of Romney ‘The Beckford Children’, sale of a small collection of ‘Old Masters’, sale of a Rembrandt picture, and others

2.Bequests and Gifts: Medley, a selection of ‘Venice’ pictures by Selous; Tate, Lady, including Hoppner ‘Miss Harriet Cholmondeley’, Walker ‘The Old Gate’, and Walker ‘Philip in Church’

3.Building: redecoration of rooms at the National Gallery

4.Education: arrangement by Board of Education to loan objects for training colleges and secondary schools, visit of the Parent’s Education Union

5.Events: exhibition of war pictures at Burlington House, Royal Academy lecture by Professor Laurie

6.Government: number of employees still housed in museums and galleries following war services

7.Hanging of Collection: decision to exhibit a limited selection of masterpieces and to change them at regular intervals, display of French pictures in Room XX at National Gallery including Manet ‘The Execution of Maximilian’ and Chavannes ‘Summer’, display of German pictures, display of Spanish pictures

8.Loans Out: collection of paintings by British artists to the Sunderland Committee to be displayed in the Borough Art Gallery; collection of Turner pictures to Swansea Glynn Vivian Art Gallery

Record type File
Paintings referenced in this record NG3294, NG3422

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