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Record NG23/1962

Archive reference number NG23/1962

Press Releases

Date 1962

Two fragments of a German alterpiece discovered through cleaning at the National Gallery - Saints Dorothy and Margaret in the style of the Master of Liesborn 27 Feb Cleaning of 'Madonna and Child' by Titian is completed 8 Mar

Acquisition: 'The Martydom of Saint Januarius' by Giordano 5 Apr

Changes to rooms 21-23 19 Apr

Two pictures bequethed to the Gallery: 'Allegorical Figure of Grammar' by Laurent de La Hire and 'Jason swearing eternal affection to Medea' by Jean-Francois Detroy 2 May

Loan of Gainsborough portrait to the National Gallery 9 May

Evening opening of the National Gallery 21 May

Trustees response to government report on security at the National Gallery 7 Jun

An attempt to damage the Leonardo cartoon 27 Jun

A bequest of pictures to the National Gallery from the late Claude D. Rotch 2 Jul

'Adoration of Kings' by Jan Brueghel removed from Gallery wall by a member of the public 3 Jul

Leonardo cartoon back on display 4 Jul

The Leonardo appeal 31 Jul

Extract from Hansard regarding Leonardo cartoon 31 Jul

Loan of five Impressionist and Post Impressionist pictures 9 Aug

Press conference invitation for publication of annual report Sep

Acquisition: 'Adoration of the Shepherds' by Le Nain 10 Dec

'Saint George and the Dragon' by Tintoretto cleaned 18 Dec

Summary of newspaper reactions to an attempted crime at the National Gallery [possibly the removal of Brueghal from wall] undated.

Record type File
Paintings referenced in this record NG2152, NG2153, NG3948, NG6327, NG6330, NG6337, NG6331, NG16, NG3547

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