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Acquisition file

18 Apr-10 Dec 1963


Acquisition file


18 Apr-10 Dec 1963

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Notes made by Gregory Martin concerning initial enquiries to Agnews about 'A Man Playing a Lute'. Brief correspondence between Michael Levey and Richard Kingzett of Agnews: thanking Kingzett for sending the picture to the Gallery for inspection and asking for clarification of the price and for Kingzett's signature on documentation. Condition report on the picture dated 1 May. Note on the amounts to be given by different funds and bequests towards the purchase, total cost £12,000. Letter from Philip Hendy to Geoffrey Agnew confirming that full payment for the picture is 'more or less' on its way and apologizing for delay, dated 15 July. Press release detailing acquisition of picture, 10 December.

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