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Press cuttings

Dec 1914-May 1915

Title

Press cuttings

Date

Dec 1914-May 1915

Archive reference number

NG24/1915/1

Description

1.Acquisition: NG3011 van Dyck ‘Portrait of a Woman and Child’

2.Art Market: sale of the Morgan Collection, collections in Philadelphia, sale of Holbein portrait of Thomas Cromwell, sale of the Sir Walter Gilbey

collection

3.Bequests and Gifts: Pirbright, 3 pictures Bywater, N03012 Sargent ‘Professor Ingram Bywater’; Crokat, N03013 Hoppner ‘Master Frederick van Diest’, and N03014 Hoppner ‘Miss Louisa van Diest’; Watney, N03015 Leighton ‘Helios and Rhodes’; Contemporary Art Society, N03016 Tonks ‘The Toilet’, N03017 Tonks ‘Auguste Rodin’ and N03018 Tonks ‘Madame Rodin’

4.Building: precautions required to safeguard art and archives from air raids, fireproofing alterations, removal of important pictures

5.Government: granting of supplementary money for export duty for Sir Henry Layard bequest, annual grant for National Gallery

6.Loans In: Holford, Sir George, Andrew Stevens, lent to Tate Gallery Johannesburg Art Gallery ‘Thyrsis’, lent to Tate Gallery;

7.National Gallery History: the future of the National and Tate Galleries

8.Tate: exhibition of Alfred Stevens pictures

Record type

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