This 62-piece collection chiefly contains correspondence to Pre-Raphaelite artist and art collector Charles Fairfax Murray
as well as a few manuscripts by Murray and seven unsigned pencil and ink sketches, some of which are by Murray.
Artist Charles Fairfax Murray (1849-1919), was born in London but lived a significant
portion of his adult life in Italy. He was an artist who did work for John Ruskin,
Edward Burne-Jones, Dante Gabriel Rossetti and William Morris. Murray is sometimes
identified as the "forgotten Pre-Raphaelite" but he was also an internationally
known collector, art dealer, connoisseur, and buyer for private collectors and
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