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Record NGA27/11/1/273

Archive reference number NGA27/11/1/273
Title

Letter from Colin Agnew to Anthony de Rothschild

Date 23 Apr 1927
Description

Copy record of a letter from Colin Agnew to Anthony de Rothschild regarding negotiations over the price of 'A Man holding a Falcon' by Titian. Agnew states that interest in Titian and Tintoretto has recently greatly increased in America, but he will sell at a reduced price to Rothschild in order for the painting to remain in England. Agnew also refers to the portrait of 'Lady Rippon' by Thomas Lawrence quotes a proposed selling price, stating that "it would go very suitably with the three pictures you bought last summer.'

Named persons featured:

Agnew, Colin George 1882-1975

de Rothschild, Anthony Gustav 1887–1961

Titian, c 1488/1490-1576

Lawrence, Thomas 1769-1830

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