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Work related to Queen Victoria by Agostino Aglio and others.
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Agostino did some work for Queen Victoria and Prince Albert.
From the time lime produced by Augustine we have
Print below of Queen Victoria's Coronation which is based on an original painting that he did for the Palace.
A rough cartoon of this drawing are shown as well.
In the archive there was found also a similar print by Hayter
Painted by Sir George Hayter RAS R
It is known that Agostino painted a room in Buckingham Palace
There are in the archive numerous letters to Agostino from the Palace relating to the work in the the 1840's
This letter, written by C.L.Eastlake, an artist with paintings in the Royal Collection and in 1843 the "Keeper of the National Gallery" refers to talking to Prince Albert about the details of the work that Aglio and artists were going to do to a wall ie frescos. ..in the Palace.