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Record NG24/1928/1

Archive reference number NG24/1928/1
Title

Press cuttings

Date Jan 1928-Nov 1928
Description

1.Admission: visitors, opening hours

2.Art Crime: damage to picture at the National Gallery’

3.Art Market: use of x-rays, sale of Judge Elbert Gary collection, export of art to America, export duty, discovery of Titian picture, sale of Rembrandt ‘Man Holding the Torah’, discovery of Gainsborough picture

4.Bequests and Gifts: Bourchier, The Art Fund, Cotes ‘A Gentleman with a Cane’

5.Building: flood damage to the Tate Gallery, need for extension of the National Portrait Gallery, use of artificial lighting

6.Events: exhibition of the Pastel Society, opening of the Mond Room at the National Gallery, exhibition of British Art in Buenos Aires, exhibition at National Gallery of ‘flood-damaged’ pictures from Tate Gallery, Civil Service Arts Council exhibition, exhibition of Imperial Art at Imperial Institution, exhibition of international art at Venice, display of Anrep mosaic pavement, exhibition of Norwegian artists at Galleries of the Royal Society of British Artists, exhibition of Maillol at the Goupil Gallery, lunch-hour lectures

7.Government: removal of the Turner Bequest from the Tate Gallery, report of Royal Commission on Museums and Galleries

8.Hanging of Collection: rearrangement of the Venetian Room

9.Loans In: Duveen

10.Staff: Holmes, advisor to Huddersfield Art Gallery;

11.Tate: cost of flood repairs

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