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Benson, Robert Henry and Evelyn Holford


Robert Henry Benson [1850-1929] was a British banker and collector. In 1887 he married Eveyln Holford [1856-1943], daughter of collector Robert Staynor Holdford. His collection was focused on early Italian Renaissance paintings, which he sold to Duveen in 1927.


Benson, Robert Henry. Catalogue of Italian Pictures at 16 South Street, Park Lane, London and Buckhurst in Sussex. London, privately printed, 1914.
Sebag-Montefiore, Charles. "Three Lost Collections of London." National Art Collections Fund Magazine 38 (Christmas 1988): 53+
Wake, Jehanne. Kleinword Benson: this history of two families in banking. Oxford, 1997.

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