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Record NGA2/3/3/57

Archive reference number NGA2/3/3/57
Title

Letter from Sir Charles Eastlake to Ralph N Wornum

Date 28 Mar 1859
Description

Relating to receipt for Crivelli [The Vision of the Blessed Gabriel, NG668]. Also regarding a complaint made to Christies that "the National Gallery people had endeavoured to depreciate" a picture by Reynolds. Eastlake recommends Wornum to "be very cautious in expressing opinions ... as they are sure to be repeated with exaggerations". Also notes that Pinti will attend to varnishing the 'Zoppo' [Francesco del Cossa, 'St Vincent Ferrara', NG597].

Record type Item
Alternative reference numbers NG32/71.57
Paintings referenced in this record NG668, NG597

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