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Acquisition file

22 Nov 1962-5 Jun 1967


Acquisition file


22 Nov 1962-5 Jun 1967

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Correspondence between Philip Hendy and Cesar de Hauke concerning the proposed price to be offered for the Vuillard. Correspondence between Hendy and Paul Brame (dealer) concerning the picture and the changing price its owner has been offering for it. Arrangements for Cecil Gould (curator) and [Arthur] Lucas (chief restorer) to travel to Paris in order to examine the picture, which the owner is not willing to send to London for inspection. Technical details concerning the picture from Hans Schubart, director of Bristol City Art Gallery. Report on the condition of the picture by Lucas. Arrangements for the Trustees to visit Paris in order to view the picture on 29 January 1966. Following this visit the Trustees decided to purchase the picture, decision recorded in a Board minute of 3 February 1966. Correspondence arranging shipping and packing of the picture. Notes on the picture by Cecil Gould, including extracts from Board minutes.

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