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Acquisition file

9 Dec 1914-2 Feb 1916

Title

Acquisition file

Date

9 Dec 1914-2 Feb 1916

Archive reference number

NG14/6/1

Description

Correspondence with the NACF re potential gifts and purchases including offer and/or acceptance letters for 'Bathsheba' by William Blake, presented by the Fund to the National Gallery of British Art [Tate]; three drawings by Charles Keene presented by Mr Bowyer Nichols through the Fund to the National Gallery of British Art; a watercolour drawing by P. Wilson Steer presented by Mr Geoffrey Blackwell through the Fund to the National Gallery of British Art; 'The Burning Kiln' by Mr C.J. Holmes presented by Professor Sadler through the Fund; and a copy of de Hooch's 'Interior' by H.B. Brabazon, presented by Mr Bowyer Nicholls through the Fund. The file also includes a copy of a letter of 2 Feb 1916 from the NACF to the NG offering to contribute half the cost towards the purchase of Canon Sutton's 'Madonna' by Masaccio

Record type

File

Paintings referenced in this record

Related material

See NG14/15/1 for acquisition file relating to NG3046, and NG7/460/7 for letter from NACF offering to present 'Bathsheba' by William Blake [TG, N03007]

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