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John Kasmin and Victor Musgrave with an unknown woman
by (Godfrey) Thurston Hopkins Click on the links below to find out more
bromide print, circa 1957
7 1/8 in. x 9 5/8 in. (180 mm x 244 mm) overall
- John Kasmin (1934-), Art dealer. Sitter in 10 portraits.
- Victor Musgrave (1919-1984), Art dealer and collector; founder of Gallery One. Sitter in 34 portraits, Artist of 1 portrait.
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