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Letter from John [Dunn-Yarker] to Hugh Ladas Agnew

17 Apr 1930


Letter from John [Dunn-Yarker] to Hugh Ladas Agnew


17 Apr 1930

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Letter (20 Jan 1930) from John [Dunn-Yarker] to Hugh Ladas Agnew, written from 125 East 57th Street, New York, regarding discussions with [Harold Woodbury] Parsons (art advisor to the William Rockhill Nelson Trust) and the potential sale of paintings by Tintoretto and Titian. Agnew discusses Robert B. Harshe's methods of attempting to secure low prices for his purchase of works for the Art Institute of Chicago and dealings with Frank T. Sabin. [Dunn-Yarker] states that Agnew's recent visit to New York "bucked things up considerably" and wishes he could have stayed longer.

Named persons featured:
[Dunn-Yarker, J.]
Agnew, Hugh Ladas (Tim) 1894-1975
Parsons, Harold Woodbury 1883-1967
Hyde, Arthur Mastick 1877-1947
Sabin, Frank Thomas
Harshe, Robert Bartholow 1879-1938
Tintoretto, Jacopo c1518-1594
Titian, c 1488/1490-1576
[Whitridge, Lucy Charlotte 1858-1934]

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See also NGA27/32/1/105

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