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Walker, Martin, 1947 January 23-



  • Existence: 19470123

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Scottish Artist Finds an Ally in Battle on Rates / Walker, Martin; Finlay IH., 1983

Identifier: CC-00679-695
Scope and Contents

Describes the attempt of the Strathclyde Regional Council to enforce its rates (tax) demand on Ian Hamilton Finlay by confiscating his artworks. Because of this action, a diplomatic incident ensued since two sculptures were owned by the Wadsworth Athenaeum who asked the US state department to intercede. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1983