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Letter from Colin Agnew to Tim Agnew

4 Mar 1931


Letter from Colin Agnew to Tim Agnew


4 Mar 1931

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Letter (4 Mar 1931) from Colin Agnew to Tim Agnew, written from 125 East 57th Street, New York, regarding an upcoming Gainsborough exhibition at the Cincinnati Museum and the possibility of the firm of Agnew's securing pictures from stock and from clients for loan (a pencilled list of works, with provenance, is included). Agnew also discusses potential sales to individuals, to a new museum in San Francisco and to the Toledo Museum of Art, the dissolving of the Savile Gallery, requests the shipping of a Tintorino to New York and asks if "Spencer's Holbein" is still for sale..

Named persons featured:

Agnew, Colin George 1882-1975

Agnew, Hugh Ladas (Tim) 1894-1975

Widener, Joseph Early 1871–1943

Siple, Walter Helck 1890-1978

Gainsborough, Thomas 1727-1788

[Spencer, Albert Edward John, 7th Earl Spencer 1892–1975]

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