Skip to main content

Acquisition file

3 Aug 1960-10 Jun 1961


Acquisition file


3 Aug 1960-10 Jun 1961

Archive reference number



Correspondence between Hendy, National Gallery Trustees and Dr Vitale Bloch (owner) regarding the acquistion of the Giorgione. Copies of Board minutes detailing developments in the acquisition and findings on the condition of the picture. Opinions on the condition of the picture from Trustees. The picture was eventually acquired for the relatively low price of £50,000 due to the damage evident in significant areas of the work.

Record type


Paintings referenced in this record

Your list will only be saved temporarily. Inactivity of more than 20 minutes could result in the loss of your list. If you would like to keep a record of your list, we suggest you print it out or email it to yourself.

Your list of records will be sent to us if you request an appointment, and a summary will be included in your appointment email notification.