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Letter from William Holman Hunt to George William Agnew

20 Jan 1886


Letter from William Holman Hunt to George William Agnew


20 Jan 1886

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Letter (20 Jan 1886) from William Holman Hunt to George William Agnew. Holman Hunt is seeking to trace his sold works for loan to an exhibition at the Fine Art Society. He requests that he forward an enclosed letter of application to Thomas Ashton, for the loan of 'Claudio & Isabella.' Holman Hunt asks for Agnew's help in locating the owner of a "long drawing of the desert near Gizeh." Holman Hunt enquires after the exhibition of 'The Triumph of the Innocents' in Manchester, discusses his poor health and requests that when his studio is built Agnew lends him the sketch of 'The Shadow of Death' for improvements.

Named persons featured:

Hunt, William Holman 1827–1910

Agnew, George William 1852-1941

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