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Acquisition file

19 May 1971-9 Aug 1972


Acquisition file


19 May 1971-9 Aug 1972

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Correspondence between Andrew Ciechanowiecki of Heim Gallery (dealer) and Michael Levey concerning the acquisition, offered by Heim for £27,000. This price is accepted by the National Gallery, and confirmed by Heim Gallery in a letter dated 4 July 1971. It is agreed that the sale will not be made public until the Gallery's campaign to save Titian's Death of Actaeon has concluded. Press release announcing the acquisition included, dated 9 Aug 1972.

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