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He described himself as a “galloping Anglophile,” hooked on horse breeding, racing, hunting and othe

He described himself as a “galloping Anglophile,” hooked on horse breeding, racing, hunting and other pastimes of the English gentry. Yet Paul Mellon (1907-99), the Pittsburgh-born philanthropist and son of the banker and industrialist Andrew Mellon, didn’t discover the sport of collecting British art until he was well into middle age.



Jacques Le Moyne de Morgues’s “Young Daughter of the Picts” (about 1585) depicts an idealized blonde from an indigenous British people.

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