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Record NG72/8

Archive reference number NG72/8
Title

Various documents concerning a member of the public’s claim to have found an original painting of Philippe Égalité by Sir Joshua Reynolds

Date 4 Feb-5 Mar 1938
Description

File contains correspondence and supporting documents relating to a claim by G. H. A. Cantopher that a painting in his possession is either the original portrait of Philippe Égalité by Sir Joshua Reynolds or a contemporary copy by Sir Thomas Lawrence. Includes a memorandum submitted to Sir Kenneth McKenzie Clark by Cantopher containing in-depth research in support of his claim and correspondence with Harold Isherwood Kay on the subject.

Record type File
Alternative reference numbers (P.) NH695 Reynolds Kay

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