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Acquisition file

20 Mar-25 Apr 1979


Acquisition file


20 Mar-25 Apr 1979

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Letter sent by Allan Braham, Keeper, to D. Corcoran of the Lefevre Gallery, thanking Corcoran for allowing the National Gallery to keep the Matisse for consideration. Internal memo asking for clarification on certain details of the picture; breakdown of amounts from trust funds and grant in aid that will be used to acquire the picture for £450,000; press release announcing acquisition.

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