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Record NGA27/32/1/103

Archive reference number NGA27/32/1/103
Title

Letter from John [Dunn-Yarker] to Hugh Ladas Agnew

Date 17 Apr 1930
Description

Letter (20 Jan 1930) from John [Dunn-Yarker] to Hugh Ladas Agnew, written from 125 East 57th Street, New York, regarding discussions with [Harold Woodbury] Parsons (art advisor to the William Rockhill Nelson Trust) and the potential sale of paintings by Tintoretto and Titian. Agnew discusses Robert B. Harshe's methods of attempting to secure low prices for his purchase of works for the Art Institute of Chicago and dealings with Frank T. Sabin. [Dunn-Yarker] states that Agnew's recent visit to New York "bucked things up considerably" and wishes he could have stayed longer.

Named persons featured:

[Dunn-Yarker, J.]

Agnew, Hugh Ladas (Tim) 1894-1975

Parsons, Harold Woodbury 1883–1967

Hyde, Arthur Mastick 1877–1947

Sabin, Frank Thomas

Harshe, Robert Bartholow 1879-1938

Tintoretto, Jacopo c1518-1594

Titian, c 1488/1490-1576

[Whitridge, Lucy Charlotte 1858–1934]

Record type Item
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See also NGA27/32/1/105

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