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George William Agnew, 1852-1941

Nationality: English
Date of Birth: 1852.01.19
Place of Birth: Salford
Date of Death: 1941.12.19
Place of Death: Bury St Edmunds

Identity:

George William Agnew was an art dealer and publisher. He married Fanny Bolton and they had two sons and five daughters. His son Colin went into the family business of Thomas Agnew and Sons.

Life:

An exhibition in Manchester in 1887 is the only known contact between JW and Agnew.

Bibliography:

'Sir George Agnew', The Times, London, Saturday, 20 December 1941, p. 6.