30 Jan-17 May 1978
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Correspondence relating to the blocking of the exportation, which culminates in the Gallery being offered the picture at a special price of £495,000 (valuation on export application was given at £578,948) this sale is coordinated through David Carrit Ltd art dealers. Correspondence discussing purchase with Tim Bathurst of David Carrit Ltd; letter to Terence Prittie from David Carritt regarding the provenance of the picture, which it is suggested could have belonged at one time to a member of Pritie's family- the Hon. Mrs Maberley; statement of trust funds the Gallery intends to use in order to raise funds for the purchase; press release announcing acquisition published 21 Apr 1978.
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