Arts: Will Sell

The Duke of Westminster decided to sell 50 paintings from his famed collection. The event is to take place at Christie's in London early in July. The collection includes works of Murillo, Teniers, Cuyp, Claude Lorrain, Rembrandt, Wouwerman, Van Dyke, Rubens, Gainsborough, Velasquez, Brouwer, Turner. The two examples of Rubens are the Adoration of the Magi and The Fathers of the Church.

Englishmen are greatly worried over the sale of English art treasures to U. S. millionaires, who have bought $60,000,000 worth of British paintings and other art works since the War....

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