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Artistic Works

Volume 893: debated on Monday 9 June 1975

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asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will list the works of art accepted in lieu of estate duties

Financial YearCost to National Land FundObjectGallery/Museum
1965–66150,000"Tanaquil" and "Marcia" by BeccafumiNational Gallery
Portrait of a Notary in the character of his patron saint by MatsysNational Gallery of Scotland
Self—portrait by Thomas GainsboroughNational Portrait Gallery
Portrait of Warren Hastings by Sir Joshua Reynolds
1966–6747,000"Le Pouldu" by GauguinTate Gallery
1968–6935,000Drake's DrumBuckland Abbey
26,500"The Gamblers" by Le NainNational Museum of Wales
1970–71126,225"II Contento" by Adam ElsheimerNational Gallery of Scotland
Portrait of a Girl by Michael SweertsCity of Leicester Art Gallery
Portrait of Richard Payne Knight by Sir Thomas LawrenceWhitworth Art Gallery Manchester
1971–72149,025"An extensive landscape" by Phillips KoninckNational Gallery
20,1182 books by William BlakeHunterian Museum, Glasgow
1972–7313,200"Tivoli" by Richard WilsonTate Gallery
35,000"St Anthony of Padua" by MurilloBirmingham Art Gallery
9,1502 paintings by Landseer, Chillingham White Cattle, Scottish Red DeerLaing Art Gallery, Newcastle
1973–747,600Chinese Chippendale CabinetSudley Art Gallery (Liverpool)
20,000"La Roche Guyon" by RenoirAberdeen Art Gallery
39,000"Bateaux en Hollande pres de Zaandam" by MonetGlynn Vivian Art Gallery (Swansea)
1974–75600"A Harbour Scene in coloured chalks" by J. McNeill WhistlerLeighton House Art Gallery and Museum, Kensington
3,840Drawing of an Architectural Fantasy by CanalettoBowes Museum, Barnard Castle
5,200Six pieces of English porcelainFitzwilliam Museum. Cambridge
40,000Seven marble portrait sculptures by Giovanni Battista FogginiCity of Manchester Art Gallery
9,000"View of Antibes" by BoudinCastle Museum and Art Gallery, Nottingham
116,500"A Shooting Party at Meggernie" by Richard AnsdellWalker Art Gallery, Liverpool
Portrait of Isabella, Countess of Sefton by Thomas Gainsborough
The Story of William Tell by Josef Anton Koch
27,500Portrait of Ellen Terry by George Frederick WattsNot yet allocated
6,875Self portrait, George Richmond
1,925Drawing, "William Blake Walking" by George Richmond
5,340Silvergilt trophy by Paul Storr
The precise arrangements for exhibition of these items is the responsibility of the recipient: I am unable to say which are currently on public view.