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Acquisition file

6 Mar 1946-26 Nov 1954


Acquisition file


6 Mar 1946-26 Nov 1954

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Correspondence with NACF re descriptions for pictures acquired through the Fund for their annual report, including Poussin's 'Worship of the Golden Calf', 'Madonna of the Iris' attributed to Durer, the Reynolds' landscape presented through the Robert Witt Fund, Romney's portrait of Lady Altamont, 1946-1948; correspondence with the Fund re acquisition of the Murillo 'Pool of Bethesda' and the credit line for the picture, including copy of Neil Maclaren's description for their annual report, 1950; correspondence with NACF re cheque of £5000 towards purchase of Masolino panels and description of the two pictures, 1950-1951; correspondence with NACF re their contribution towards purchase of Gainsborough's 'The Morning Walk and description supplied to them for their report, 1954

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Paintings referenced in this record

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See NGA10 Brockwell papers for Brockwell's research into 'The Morning Walk' and assistance in drafting entry for NACF report. Also dossier for NG6209 contains original material re NACF report. S1109 for acquisition file on picture See NG14/141/1 for acquisition file for Murillo See NG14/1432/1 for acquisition file for Masolino panels

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