Lucy Carrington Wertheim

Lucy Carrington Wertheim gifted 154 works by modern British artists to the Gallery in 1948.


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  • My father Rex Fairburn, who got to know Lucy Carrington Wertheim in London in the early 1930s, was instrumental in arranging for her gift of the Wertheim collection to the Auckland Art Gallery. I would be most interested to talk with any of her descendants about her wonderful generosity.

    Dinah Holman, Auckland. Posted 31/10/2011 9:51:49 p.m.

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  • My grandfather had an association with Lucy Wertheim and we have several pictures, including two by Kenneth Hall, in our possession. Please email if you wish to make contact.

    Rosie Anderson, London. Posted 18/03/2011 9:26:30 a.m.

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  • as a great grand-daughter of lucy wertheim i am fascinated and surrounded still by art she collected that ended up with my mother and my family ---- do you have a complete list with images of the works she donated. and particularly the work of kenneth hall.

    Anonymous, taos, NM. Posted 28/10/2010 4:44:24 p.m.

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