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John Julius Angerstein

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merchant, art collector, patron
slave trader; worked at Lloyd's insurer; possessed an art collection with works by, among others, Correggio, Rembrandt, Rubens, Velázquez and Titian; after his death his collection of paintings was purchased by the British government; the thirty-eight paintings formed the core of the National Gallery, which was founded in 1824
Nationality/school
German, English, Russian
Born
Sint-Petersburg (Russia) 1735
Deceased
London (England) 1823-01-22
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Creation date: 2012-02-01; Last modified date: 2018-09-11

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