Autographed Letter Signed by the principal painter to George III

LAWRENCE, Sir Thomas (1769 - 1830)

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Place Published: Rupell Square
Date Published: 1824

Description: 3 pages, Rupell Square, Nov. 23, 1824. The first two pages (front and back) are lightly toned and measure 7 x 4.5 inches. The third page is cropped to 5,24 x 4 inches and dry-mounted. Signed "Tho Lawrence," this letter expresses regret for being unable to meet with a couple and attempts to arrange a future rendez-vous, in part: "...I am very sorry that from early and unavoidable engagements tomorrow, I am obliged to postpone the pleasure of receiving M. Sully and yourself..." Includes a 4.5 x 3.5-inch contemporary mezzotint portrait of Lawrence holding a medallion. Heavily foxed on the white borders; good condition.

Signed: Y
Binding: unbound
Language: English
Type: Autographs

Book ID: 160222

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Dear Argosy, the book has already arrived well in (old) Amsterdam! It's indeed a very nice piece. Many thanks & best regards to New York. - Robert F.
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