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Thomas Uwins, Royal Academy, to J.H. Anderdon

RA Collection: Archive

Archive context

Showing item 303 of 374 in this group

Reference code

AND/26/338

Title

Thomas Uwins, Royal Academy, to J.H. Anderdon

Date

17 Jan [c.1852]

Level

Item

Extent & medium

1 piece

Historical Background

The painting is now at the Tate Gallery, their catalogue states that it was bequeathed in 1879. This letter makes it clear that the picture was promised long before.

Content Description

Regarding the donation by Anderdon of a work to the National Gallery, [probably of William Hogarth's Sigsimunda].