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Record NG6/11/328

Archive reference number NG6/11/328

Letter to Sir Frederic Burton

Date 1 Nov 1885

Informing him that he has several unopened letters not yet forwarded on, and asking whether he wants them forwarded to Milan, that a Mr Thibaudeau called to offer a picture by Bonnington which might be bought out of the Wheeler Bequest, that a lady called Mignaty of Florence has offered a Correggio, that the ‘Amor & Castitas’ [now ascribed to del Fora and entitled ‘The Combat of Love and Chastity’] is already described as of the Tuscan School, that a Miss Lippincott offers a portrait of her ancestor by Lemuel Abbott [Henry Byne of Carshalton, now transferred to Tate] as a gift, and that the Indian pictures have not yet arrived. [Encloses a copy of the letter from Mr Hibadeau]

Record type Item
Paintings referenced in this record NG1197 TG: N01198

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