Item 25 - Typed letter from the Earl of Crawford and Balcarres to Lady Frazer

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Typed letter from the Earl of Crawford and Balcarres to Lady Frazer


  • 17 Dec. 1924 (Creation)

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7 Audley Square, W.1. - The National Portrait Gallery cannot accept a portrait of any living person; the portrait of Thomas Hardy is on private display in the Director's room and the acquisition has not been announced; a replica of Bourdelle's bust of Frazer could be accepted the same way; as to painted portraits he doesn't believe László would be able to paint a strong portrait, nor would the new President of the Royal Academy [Frank Dicksee], is not clear on De Glehn's work; could get a pencil drawing by Rothenstein, less tiring for the sitter to have a drawing done, and cheaper as well.

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