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Acquisition file

25 Jan-21 Aug 1980


Acquisition file


25 Jan-21 Aug 1980

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Correspondence between Michael Levey and Christopher Ponter concerning the possible value of the Frans Hals; letter to Ponter dated 7 March 1980 confirming that the Trustees have agreed to pay £650,000 for the picture; press release announcing acquisition; catalogue entry for Young Man holding a Skull. Papers from the Finance department recording purchase.

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