Autographed Letter Signed to a famous sculptor
Place Published: Florence, Italy
Date Published: 1871
Description: 2 pages (front and back), 8 x 5 inches, Florence, Italy, January 18, 1871. Written to famed sculptor Hiram Powers, in full: "I have forgotten whether it was Thursday or Friday I was to give you the first sitting. I write to say that I can come tomorrow if it is convenient and agreeable to you. I could get to your studio at about 11 o' clock A.M. Please let me know if I shall come tomorrow or - Friday." Natural folds; very good condition.
Comments: Sheridan was a career United States Army officer and Union General in the American Civil War. Powers was an American neoclassical sculptor best known for his acclaimed statue The Greek Slave. In 1837 he moved to Italy and set up his studio in Florence, where he had access to good marble.Signed: Y
Book ID: 251677