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Acquisition file

28 Nov 1978-27 Feb 1980


Acquisition file


28 Nov 1978-27 Feb 1980

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Correspondence between the National Gallery and Charles Russell solicitors concerning the bequest of a Saint John the Baptist said to be by the school of Caravaggio; arrangements made to view the picture; note from Homan Potterton, assistant keeper, recommending that the picture be accepted by the Gallery; letter to Charles Russell solicitors from Allan Braham dated 7 July 1979 confirming that the Trustees wish to accept the bequest; press release announcing the acceptance of the bequest dated 27 February 1980.

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