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|Archive reference number||NGA27/32/1/115|
Letters from William Locket Agnew and Aureliano de Beruete y Moret
|Date||14 Apr-28 May 1913|
Letters and notes relating to the attribution and provenance of a painting by Velasquez, as follows:
 Letter (28 May 1923) from William Locket Agnew to Charles [ ] of Thos. Agnew & Sons. Agnew refers to discussions he has had with Charles [ ] on the "Velasquez belonging to the Duke of Abercorn" and what he believes to be incorrect information regarding its exhibition and attribution by Aureliano de Beruete y Moret to Mazo, which Agnew believes leaves the firm of Agnew's in a "serious position."
 Included is a letter (14 Apr 1913) from Aureliano de Beruete y Moret, written in French, possibly to William Locket Agnew. The letter has additional comments pencilled in English contradicting his statements in the letter.
 Also included are four pages of handwritten notes regarding Aureliano de Beruete y Moret's letter, addressing its contents and stating that what he believes to be the Abercorn Velasquez actually belonged to the Marquess of Bristol.
Named persons featured:
Agnew, William Lockett 1858-1918
de Beruete, Aureliano 1845-1912
de Beruete y Moret, Aureliano 1876-1922
Velázquez, Diego 1599-1960
del Mazo, Juan Bautista Martínez 1612–1667
See also NGA27/32/1/114
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