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Acquisition file

15 Mar 1963-15 May 1963


Acquisition file


15 Mar 1963-15 May 1963

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Correspondence between Westminster Bank and the Tate Gallery concerning H.W. Rowlinson's will, in which the Lepine picture and a sculpture ('Eve' by Eric Gill) is left to the Tate. Correspondence explaining the fact that the Lepine is more suitable for the National Gallery collection, while the sculpture will be kept by the Tate. Correspondence confirming that the executors of Rowlinson's will agree to beqeath the picture to the National Gallery rather than the Tate. Letter to Westminster Bank thanking the widow of Rowlinson for her generosity in presenting the picture to the National Gallery, dated 7 Jun 1963.

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