Search the Archive
Search the National Gallery Archive containing records of the Gallery's activities from its foundation in 1824 to the present day. Find out more about the National Gallery Archive.
|Archive reference number||NG5/499/4|
Letter from Giuseppe Baslini to Burton
|Date||3 Nov 1877|
Acknowledging the receipt of two letters from Burton, dated 30 and 31 October, and saying that the Savoldo portrait has been kept reserved awaiting an answer from London. He confirms that the painting is in good condition, apart from a few minor details, and that he is willing to sell it to the Gallery for £350. He refers to the difficulties that he encountered in acquiring the picture from Conte Fenaroli, whose family always considered it to be by Titian.
|Paintings referenced in this record||NG1031|
Your list will only be saved temporarily. Inactivity of more than an hour could result in the loss of your list. If you would like to keep a record of your list, we suggest you email it to yourself.
Your list of records will be sent to us if you request an appointment, and a summary will be included in your appointment email notification.