§ Mr. Duggan
asked the Financial Secretary to the Treasury what was the total price paid for the paintings attributed to Giorgione, recently bought by the National Gallery; and how much of this sum was paid from National Gallery funds?
§ Lieut.-Colonel Colville
The total price paid for these paintings was £14,000. £10,615 was paid from the Grant-in-Aid Account of the National Gallery; £1,385 from other funds at the disposal of the Trustees; and £2,000 was generously contributed by the National Art Collections Fund.