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Letter from Charles Gerald Agnew to Colin George Agnew

21 Nov 1924


Letter from Charles Gerald Agnew to Colin George Agnew


21 Nov 1924

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Copy record of a letter from Charles Gerald Agnew to Colin Agnew, detailing recent activities at the firm of Agnew's in London and Paris. The letter discusses the loan of a portrait of Anne Dashwood by Thomas Lawrence for exhibition to the English Speaking Union, restoration on a portrait by Veronese, whether a work by Bellotto held jointly with Colnaghi's dealers may be attibutable to Canaletto, potential clients in New York, the cleaning and sale of a Rembrandt from the collection of [Wentworth Beaumont, 1st Viscount] Allendale, dealings with Earl Spencer regarding the sale of a painting by John Constable, dealings with Ernest Duveen and damage to a painting by Veronese from the collection of Francis Howard during shipping.

See also NGA27/11/1/160, NGA27/11/1/162, NGA27/11/1/164, NGA27/11/1/166 and NGA27/11/1/168 for further correspondence regarding the damaged Veronese.

Named persons featured:
Agnew, Charles Gerald 1882-1954
Agnew, Colin George 1882-1975
Lawrence,Thomas 1769-1830
Veronese, Paolo 1528-1588
Brémont, A.
[Bishop, Courtlandt F. 1970-1935]
van Rijn, Rembrandt Harmenszoon 1606-1669
Constable, John 1776-1837
Spencer, Albert Edward John, 7th Earl Spencer 1892-1975
Beaumont, Wentworth Henry Canning, 2nd Viscount Allendale 1890-1956
Duveen, Ernest 1883-1939
[Howard, Major-General Sir Francis 1848-1930]

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