Gates art collection 6

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Famous Gates Picture May Come Here Among the famous paintings of the Charles q, dates art collection, which come to Minneapolis as the nwult t!i" death of the young millionaire, one that has stirred the art world intermittently for 20 years in bitter controversy. Famous to begin with as of the greatest masterpieces of Hembrandt, it has come through discussion to be one of the best known paintings of the world. Jt is entitled "St. Paul Seated at Writing J able aud Meditating." It been assailed again and again as fraudulent, but has been so successful defended that now it has the ascendancy among connoisseurs over its nearest rival, a painting of the same subject also reputed as Rembrandt ', hanging in the Imperial gallery at Vienna. Others,' too. have been presented as the original but have disappeared before attack, leaving the battle, between tho Gates picture and the at Vienna. The picture was shuffled through manv collections before it came into possession of John W. Gates. He bought it from M. 0. I). Borden of New York. Previously it was owned in England by the duke of Somerset, where it first came to notice as a rival tho Vienna picture. Then Agnew Sons of London owned it in 18!)0; Charles Kobinson, London, in 1892; barles Ssedelmeyer, dealer, Paris, in 1HD4, and then to Mr. Borden. Mr. Gates bought it very soon after The Vienna picture has been in the Imperial collection since 1878 and has been questioned as a copy many times never seriously except by the Gates picture. The controversy has never been settled. Experts have lined on both sides and break into wordv whenever the famous Rembrandt mentioned. 1 . ',j ', - ' v ' ' i. ' in 4. . ii MS -Ml ' ' Mill - . I t , ... : " ., . . - , ; . " '"'1 ... J 1 m Above Rembrandt's "St Paul Seated at a Writinar Table and Meditat ing," one of the famous painting! of the Oates collection, which may come to Minneapolis, It has been assailed as a copy, but has authoritative de fenders. Below The rival of the Oates pic ture, which hangs in the Imperial gal. lery at Vienna. at boarding houses as husband . ana wite, but bis attorney in bis argu ment-laid stress on the claim thati there had been no attempt on the part or the accused to use the girl for com mercial nuruoses. . . ........ , judge Kose held that the defendant had violated the Mann act. as he con strued it, if the jury believed beyond a doubt "that one of the purposes be had in mind when he brought this girl into tne state or Maryland was to con tinue relations that had existed be tween them while together elsewhere. The character of the girl nor her past lite are not to be considered in de termining the question of the case." end "Visit the KODAK EXHIBITION AVe would advise every

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  1. Star Tribune,
  2. 31 Oct 1913, Fri,
  3. Page 7

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