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Acquisition file

6 Jan 1960-18 Jun 1963

Title

Acquisition file

Date

6 Jan 1960-18 Jun 1963

Archive reference number

NG14/195/1

Description

Correspondence between Hendy and Cesar de Hauke (dealer) regarding the purchase of the two pictures from Philippe Gangnat. Details of the Trustee's visit to Paris in order to view the pictures. Correspondence with the Treasury requesting a special grant of £172,500 for the purchase, which represented three-quarters of the following year's purchase grant. Correspondence relating to the application for export visas for the pictures.

Record type

File

Paintings referenced in this record

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