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Acquisition file

20 Nov 1954-5 Oct 1956


Acquisition file


20 Nov 1954-5 Oct 1956

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Correspondence with Mrs Evelyn Antal re her gift of a portrait by Solimena from the Galitzin collection, Naples and re its subsequent reattribution. Includes correspondence between and with Lord Robbins [Trustee], Anthony Blunt of the Courtauld Institute, Brinsley Ford [Trustee] and Dr Ferdinando Bologna of Naples re the attribution of the picture.

Also letter from a Dr Theodora v. Loebell, first wife of Dr Antal, claiming the picture belonged to her, 29 Sep 1956 and letter from the Treasury Solicitor, 4 Oct 1956 advising on how to respond to her claim.

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