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|Archive reference number||NGA27/32/4/11|
Letter from J.B. Manson to Alfred Flechtheim
|Date||9 Dec 1936|
A private and confidential letter from J.B. Manson (Director of the Tate, 1930-1938) to Flechtheim, on 9 Dec 1936, in which he asks for the latter's help acquiring a defence witness for a libel case against the Tate. The libel action was brought by Maurice Utrillo (French painter) who, although alive at the time, was recorded in a Tate catalogue as having died in 1934 as a confirmed dipsomaniac and after living many years under restraint.
For more general information about Alfred Flechtheim, refer to the description at NGA27/32/4.
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