"The man had been thinking for some time about what would happen to the works if he were to die. He has now given them to me as by doing so he is sure that they won’t be sold and that will be given a good permanent place. He will also be able to see them every Sunday when he attends Mass”
The donor has told the Dean that the collection is definitely worth something. Information has been provided for each painting about when it was painted and how much it is worth. “So we know that this isn’t junk”, the Dean added.
"The talks about the donation have been going on for some months and were have met with notaries and it was all official and above board”.