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Newspaper Cuttings about Fine Arts



Newspaper Cuttings about Fine Arts



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Newspaper cuttings in an envelope (not retained) labelled "Fine Art Cuttings, Athenaeum 1860". Collected by Wornum. The cuttings come from mainly the Athenaeum and The Times and relate to the fine arts in general; including book reviews, art sales, the National Gallery (particularly its accommodation), the Turner Bequest, news about the Royal Academy, the fire at Blenheim Palace and obituaries. There are reviews of Wornum's 1847 Catalogue of the National Gallery and Eastlake's Materials for the History of Oil Painting as well as letters to the Editor of The Times (1847) about the authenticity of Rembrandt's 'Christ Blessing the Little Children' [now catalogued as Maes, NG757]

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