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Acquisition file

20 Oct 1955-28 Jan 1956


Acquisition file


20 Oct 1955-28 Jan 1956

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Correspondence with C.M. de Hauke re the Gallery's purchase of 'Ovide chex les Scythes' by Delacroix. Also includes correspondence with John Witt [Trustee], the Rt. Hon. Viscount Bracken [Trustee], Lionel Robbins [Chairman of Trustees] and Messs Wigram & Co re payment for the picture out of the Colnaghi Fund. Also invoice from de Hauke with information on the picture's history and discussion re sale of a 'Portrait of la Reine Hortense' by Prudhon [not acquired]

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NG14/153/1 for correspondence with de Hauke re to the sale of 'La Vieille au Chapelet' [NG6195], 1953

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