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Letter from Ellis Waterhouse to Harold Isherwood Kay

19 February 1936

Title

Letter from Ellis Waterhouse to Harold Isherwood Kay

Date

19 February 1936

Archive reference number

NGA4/3/38

Description

Café des Deux Magots, Paris. Marked 'Private-ish'. Long letter about his visit to the Corot Exhibition where he met P M Turner and passing on information (in confidence) to Kay that he had learned from Turner including information about Mr E A Lewis (collector), the 'Kennedy North business', Russell Colemans' bug-riddled John Sell Cotman pictures and the 'Constable centenary business'. Tells Kay about a phone conversation with Philip Sassoon re lending a Gainsborough and about a possible Reynolds show. Number 39 in pencil in upper right corner

Record type

Item

Alternative reference numbers

NG36/88

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