Lot #164
Anthony Blunt

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Estimate: $200+


British art historian (1907-1983) who was stripped of his knighthood when he confessed to having been a member of the Cambridge Five, a group of spies working for the Soviet Union from some time in the 1930s to at least the early 1950s. TLS, one page, 5 x 8, University of London letterhead, July 4, 1967. Letter to Albert Laprade, in part: "I am sorry that Balleroy cannot have Mr. Smith's Mansart exhibition, but I quite understand the reasons, and I am very much impressed by your own efforts to do honour to the architect." In fine condition.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Fine Autograph and Artifacts, Ft. Animation
  • Dates: #608 - Ended May 12, 2021

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