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Sir William Agnew, 1st Bt (1825-1910), Art dealer

Later Victorian Portraits Catalogue

Sitter in 4 portraits
William Agnew was the son of Thomas Agnew, a Manchester-based art dealer. He established the family firm as a leading international art dealership, trading as Thos. Agnew & Sons. Agnew was a Liberal Member of Parliament from 1880 until 1886. He was created a baronet in 1895.

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