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Acquisition file

1 May 1929-1 Apr 1937


Acquisition file


1 May 1929-1 Apr 1937

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This file comprises correspondence with Robert Witt of the National Art Collections Fund, Sir Joseph Duveen, the Right Honourable Ramsay MacDonald and Felix M. Warburg re the latter's loan and eventual gift of his Pesellino predella pieces to the Gallery.

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See NG26/123 for extensive correspondence between Daniel [Director] and Witt re the loan of the predella pieces to the Gallery and their return to Warburg following the failure of a Parliamentary bill to alter the terms of the 1883 Loan Act to enable the NG to lend works overseas, a condition of Warburg's proposed offer in 1929

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