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Letter from Charles Gerald Agnew to Colin Agnew

11 Feb 1927

Title

Letter from Charles Gerald Agnew to Colin Agnew

Date

11 Feb 1927

Archive reference number

NGA27/11/1/260

Description

Copy record of a letter from Charles Gerald Agnew to Colin Agnew, stating that "Noel Ashcroft is very anxious that you should discuss his Rembrandt 'The Cook' and try to get Valentiner to pass it." He also discusses the potential sale of a Rembrandt owned by Charles Clarke through Ernest Duveen, with a proposed price in code and refers to "a complication" in stock-taking which he has attempted to address by reducing pictures and taking pounds from the reserve fund, with figures given in code.

See also NGA27/11/1/264

Named persons featured:

Agnew, Colin George 1882-1975

Agnew, Charles Gerald 1882-1954

Ashcroft, Frederick Noel 1878-1949

Valentiner, Wilhelm Reinhold 1880–1958

[Clarke, Charles Bridger Orme 1864-1935]

Harmenszoon van Rijn, Rembrandt 1606-1669

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