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Press cuttings

Jul-Oct 1927

Title

Press cuttings

Date

Jul-Oct 1927

Archive reference number

NG24/1927/4

Description

1.Acquisition: criticism of recent National Gallery acquisitions

2.Admission: visitors

3.Art market: dating of pictures, the role of women and modern art

4.Bequests and Gifts: Duveen, Correggio ‘Christ taking Leave of his Mother’; Howard, Wilkie ‘His Highness Muhemed Ali, Pacha of Egypt’ and others; Duveen, offer to build additional gallery at Millbank to house modern foreign sculpture; Benson Family and The Art Fund, Koninck ‘An Extensive Landscape with Houses in a Wood and a Distant Town’

5.Building: interior decoration of the National Gallery

6.Collection: instances of pentimento

7.Exhibitions: display of new acquisitions at the National Gallery, Charles Condor exhibition at Tate Gallery, Exhibition of British Art in Vienna, exhibition at Norwich School of Painting

8.Government: appointment of Royal Commission on Museums and Galleries

9.NACF: meeting of the Executive Committee

10.Staff: Milner, Holmes

11.Tate: record of 10 years of the Tate Gallery, appointment of Trustees

Record type

File

Paintings referenced in this record

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