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Acquisition file

21 Jan 1941-3 Jan 1942


Acquisition file


21 Jan 1941-3 Jan 1942

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Regarding the proposed purchase of the Earl of Crawford and Balcarres' 'Portrait of Margaretha de Geer, Wife of Jacob Trip' by Rembrandt and the NACF's subsequent decision to purchase the work to present to the Gallery. Includes correspondence between Clark, Gibson, Samuel Courtauld [NG Trustee & NACF Executive Committee member], Robert Witt [Chairman of the NACF] and Lord Crawford re the acquisition and his decision to resign from the NG Board

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