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Copy of memorandum submitted to the Director of the National Gallery on the subject of ...

4 Feb 1938

Title

Copy of memorandum submitted to the Director of the National Gallery on the subject of the Portrait of Philippe Egalite by Sir Joshua Reynolds

Date

4 Feb 1938

Archive reference number

NG72/8/1

Description

Memorandum submitted by G. H. A. Cantopher containing research into the provenance of the Reynolds’s portrait of Philippe Égalité. Cantopher suggests that a painting currently in his possession could possibly be the original portrait by Reynolds or a contemporary copy by Sir Thomas Lawrence. Memo includes attachment of three photographs of Cantopher’s painting and two addendums containing further details about the history of the painting and updated evidence. There are some annotations in pen by Harold Isherwood Kay.

Record type

Item

Alternative reference numbers

(P.) NH695 Reynolds Kay

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