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Record NG29/1/5

Archive reference number NG29/1/5

Picture cleaning controversy: Gombrich

Date 1950-1962

File relating to the controversy surrounding the cleaning of National Gallery paintings precipitated by articles by E.H. Gombrich and Otto Kurz in The Burlington Magazine, February 1962, including French translations of the articles, draft copies of reply to the articles, correspondence, handwritten notes.

Record type File
Alternative reference numbers NG29/5

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