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Record NG14/182/1

Archive reference number NG14/182/1

Acquisition file

Date 18 Aug-27 Oct 1958

Documents regarding the purchase of a landscape by Vouet from the Heim Galerie, Paris and a contribution towards its purchase from Mr Edgar Ivens. Includes correspondence between Davies [Deputy Keeper], Gibson [Keeper], Lionel Robbins [Chairman of Trustees], Denys Sutton and Mr Ivens re the latter's contribution and the wording of the press release announcing the acquisition; a letter from A.H. Druitt, Treasury Solicitor re financial aspects relating to the donation; letters to and from the Heim Galerie re payment; copy of press release announcing acquisition.

Record type File
Paintings referenced in this record NG6292

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