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|Archive reference number||NG24/1923/1|
1.Acquisition: Gainsborough ‘The Painter’s Daughters with a Cat’
2.Admission: opening hours, charges
3.Art Market: need for preservation of medieval wall paintings in Britain, need for preservation in National Gallery of work from British School of Painting, discovery of medieval art in Switzerland, economic conditions in Europe and effect on art market, attribution of ‘La Belle Ferronniere’ to da Vinci, the Witt Library
4.Bequests and Gifts: Lane, debate regarding rightful ownership of his collection; Duveen, donation to permit construction of new wing at the Tate Gallery; Mond
5.Building: expansion of Tate Gallery, new method of lighting
6.Conservation and Restoration: formation of a Royal Academy committee to investigate care of old pictures
7.Event: display of Sargent portraits from Wertheimer Bequest, ‘Book Illustration of the Sixties’ exhibition at National Gallery, meeting of the Society of Antiquaries of London, visit of Prince Felix Youssoupoff to New York, exhibition of Pre-Raphaelite paintings at Tate Gallery, display of Titian ‘Venus and Adonis’
8.Hanging of Collection: removal of names from pictures
9.Loans In: Royal Academy , Alfred Stevens cartoon
10.Staff: Holmes, appointment of Constable to position of Assistant at National Gallery
11.Tate: questioning of attribution of picture to Ford Maddox Brown, mosaic pavement and its connection to the Slade School
12.Trustee:Lord Lieutenant of Glamorganshire, Lord Carmichael
|Paintings referenced in this record||NG34, NG3812|
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