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Record NGA2/3/6/10

Archive reference number NGA2/3/6/10

Letter from Sir Frederick Burton to Ralph N Wornum

Date 3 Jun 1876

Milan. Relating to the acquisition of pictures [by Giovanni Battista Moroni NG1022, NG1023, NG1024, and by Il Moretto NG1025] from the Baslini Collection and the difficulties involved in getting them out of Italy. "The pictures are indescribably fine and in the most wonderful condition and we shall have got them for a price far below their value - I should hardly hesitate to say they would fetch double the sum... they will be a splendid addition at the re-opening if we get them". Also mentions a meeting with Layard who admired the pictures.

Record type Item
Alternative reference numbers NG32/74.10
Paintings referenced in this record NG1022, NG1023, NG1024, NG1025

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