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Record NG5/161/3

Archive reference number NG5/161/3
Title

Letter from Charles Eastlake to R.N. Wornum

Date 2 Apr 1865
Description

From Hotel du Louvre Paris: At the sale of the Comte de Pourtales-Gorgier Paris, the Antonello was purchased by the Louvre. Eastlake tried to buy the Moroni and the Bellini. He thought the prices were monstrous and that there will be money for the Duchesse de Berri's sales and the Van Brienen sale.

Record type Item
Paintings referenced in this record NG742

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