CLINT, Scipio. 17636

£75

Description

Autograph Letter Signed, to Samuel Joseph, discussing, at considerable length, a dispute about the copyright of an image of Sir Thomas Lawrence, the involvement of a Mr. Parker, who employed Clint to make a medal of Lawrence, and who purchased the copyright of a bust of Lawrence by Samuel Joseph, his recollections of the agreement, etc. 4 pp. 9 x 7 inches, tipped on to a mount, interlined in pencil in a different hand with comments, amendments and alterations, with a comment at the end on this deposition. 54 Warren Street, 12 July 1831. Uncommon. Scipio Clint (1805-1839), medallist and seal-engraver, gained a medal at the Society of Arts in 1824. He exhibited at the Royal Academy for the first time in 1825, and in 1830 exhibited there his dies for a medal of Sir Thomas Lawrence. He was appointed medallist to William IV and seal-engraver to Queen Victoria.