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Record NG24/1929/1

Archive reference number NG24/1929/1
Title

Press cuttings

Date Dec 1928-Dec 1929
Description

1.Admission: opening hours

2.Art Market: sale of Raphael picture, sale of Wilson and Gainsborough pictures, sale of the Yarborough collection, export of art to America

3.Bequests and Gifts: The Art Fund and Duveen, Pesellino ‘Saints Zeno and Jerome’; Gladstone, Watney, Revelstoke Canaletto ‘Venice: the Basin of San Marco on Ascension Day’, Canaletto ‘A Regatta on the Grand Canal’, van de Cappelle ‘A River Scene with Dutch Vessels Becalmed’, Guardi ‘Venice: The Grand Canal with Palazzo Pesaro’; Howard, Eves ‘Thomas Hardy’ Hugh Lane,debate regarding rightful ownership of his collection; Powell, collection of British watercolours

5.Building: Duveen wing at the National Gallery, flood-proofing of basement at the Tate Gallery, protest against extension of Battersea electrical power station, Anrap mosaic floors

6.Collection: Hogarth ‘The Shrimp Girl’, ‘Richard II presented to the Virgin and Child by his Patron Saint John the Baptist and Saints Edward and Edmund (The Wilton Diptych)’

7.Hanging of Collection: rearrangement of the Italian schools, criticism of re-hanging

8.Staff: Holmes, retirement from position of Director of National Gallery

9.Tate: report on flood damage

10.Trustees: Dodd, Duveen, Sassoon, Heseltine, Benson

Record type File
Paintings referenced in this record NG4428, NG4453, NG4454, NG4456, NG4457, NG4451, NG1162

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