Charles Sebag-Montefiore, FSA
Lisbon and OPorto Factory Houses, British Merchants and Ec. Relations
Based on an archive of letters written from and to Lisbon in the 1750s and 1760s by the owner of an import/export business in Lisbon.
Luke Foreman was a successful businessman who, together with his wife, used his income to build up an extensive collection of artworks, including A Magdalen (illustrated) by Titian. The article, by a noted collector of dsocuments related to the history of collecting, discusses how the works were purchased and what happened to them after the deaths of the couple.
Download the full article (pdf) here
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