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Record NG24/1954/16

Archive reference number NG24/1954/16

Press cuttings

Date Dec 1954-Jan 1955

Collection: Francia The Virgin and Child with an Angel, controversy surrounding Leonard Koetzer’s claims that he owned the real Francia, and therefore the National Gallery version was a fake, subsequently proved by scientific tests in 1955

Record type File
Paintings referenced in this record NG3927

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