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Acquisition file

6 Jan-23 Jun 1947


Acquisition file


6 Jan-23 Jun 1947

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Correspondence with Horace Buttery re possible acquisition of a Poussin landscape he was selling on behalf of the owner, Sir Watkin Williams-Wynn and arrangements for it to be cleaned by Vallance before inspection by the Board. Also includes a letter from Anthony Blunt, 12 Feb 1947 to Lord Crawford recommending the purchase, and Francis Watson's notes on the picture's provenance

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Paintings referenced in this record

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Dossier NG5763 contains several copies of the second page of Watson's notes on the picture's provenance

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