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Record NGA27/33/4/4

Archive reference number NGA27/33/4/4

Miscellaneous Items

Date [1960s-1970s]

A folder containing miscellaneous records, as follows:

[1] Provisional List of Caravaggesque Pictures in Public and Private Collection in Great Britain and Northern Ireland stating that "Asterisked items mean marginally Caravaggesque. There are of course numerous other examples of the artists listed, but not in their Caravaggesque phase". (4 pages, nd)

[2] Roy Strong (Director of the Victoria & Albert Museum), "More Craft, Less Art", Private View: a new monthly Punch personal column, October 29, 1975 (2 pages, 29 Oct 1975)

[3] "Questions on Buying Pictures", The Times, Wednesday Jun 28, 1961; reporting on Geoffrey Agnew's arguments against the modifications Mr John Walker (Director of the National Gallery, Washington) suggested at the annual meeting of the National Art Collections Fund re British regulations for the export of art treasures (1 page, 28 Jun 1961)

[4] List of "Loan Exhibitions for Charities since the War" (1947-1965) separated into four catagories (Collections; Artists; Various; King's Lynn Festival) (1 page, nd)

[5] Draft speech (with corrections) on "Developments in the Fine Arts Business" by Sir Geoffrey Agnew to a conference held by Antiques Monthly and the Financial Times. The conference was held at the same time as the [C.I.N.O.A Exhibition] at the Metropolitan Museum. He discusses changes in clientele and the practice of art dealership (11 pages, nd)

[6] Confidential notice written by the Director of The National Gallery, London concerning export, estate duty exemption, exemption from capital gains tax and publicity (2 pages, nd)

[7] List of "Pre-eminent Pictures"; the name of a private collector (many lords, ladies, sirs and dukes) and the name of artist they possess, e.g. titian; bermejo, 7 poussins (1 page, nd)

[8] List of "Pre-eminent English Pictures (excluding family portraits)"; same as above (canalettos; van dyck; constable) (1 page, nd)

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