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Acquisition file

28 Jun 1949-15 Jun 1953


Acquisition file


28 Jun 1949-15 Jun 1953

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Correspondence with Treasury Solicitor's Office, Messrs Knoedler & Co, Paris, W.E. Williams, Trustee, His Grace The Duke of Wellington , Chairman of the Board, Trustee, and the Guaranty Trust Company of New York re inspection and acceptance of the bequest of the late Mrs Carstairs namely two landscapes by Van Goyen, a portrait of a Dutch child by de Vos, a portrait of a small head by Coques, a conversation piece by Zoffany, a portrait of Lady Barnaby by Reynolds and two Venetian scenes by Guardi [two pictures by Longhi declined]. Also correspondence with Charles Towers re the claim of his mother, Mrs Martin Saportas, only surviving child of Mr Charles Carstairs, to the two Guardis.

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