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Press cuttings

Oct-Dec 1924

Title

Press cuttings

Date

Oct-Dec 1924

Archive reference number

NG24/1924/4

Description

1.Acquisition: Tocque ‘Jean Michel de Grilleau’

2.Admission: student days

3.Art Market: dispute regarding attribution of Hals picture

4.Bequests and Gifts: Phillips, Dossi ‘A Female Saint’, Dossi ‘Lamentation over the Body of Christ’, Italian ‘Portrait of a Lady in a Plumed Hat’ French ‘Portrait of a Boy’, Giordano ‘The Toilet of Bathsheba’, Mercier ‘Portrait of a Man’, Italian, Venetian ‘The Story of Cimon and Efigenia’, Pordenone ‘Saint Bonaventure’, Pordenone ‘Saint Louis of Toulouse’, van Steenwyck the Younger ‘The Interior of a Gothic Church looking East’, Italian ‘Portrait of a Man’; Trueman Mills, Murillo ‘The Immaculate Conception of the Virgin’

5.Building: requests for expansion of both the National Gallery and the National Portrait Gallery;

6.Events: exhibition of Modern British Paintings at Grosvenor Galleries, display of Burne-Jones ‘The Golden Stairs’;

7.Loans In: National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, Raeburn ‘James Wardrop of Torbane Hill’, lent to the National Gallery;

8.NACF;

9.Staff: MacColl, retirement from post of Keeper of the Wallace Collection;

10.Trustees: Witt, suggestion that the National Gallery should be given power to lend pictures to foreign countries

Record type

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