FARINGTON, Joseph. 11338



Autograph Note, in the third person, to James Northcote, the painter, requesting “the favor of Mr.Northcote’s company to Dinner on Tuesday next at ½ past 5 oClock”. 1 page 7 x 4½ inches, integral address leaf, light dust soiling. Upper Charlotte Street, Thursday, 31 March [no year given]. Uncommon. Joseph Farington (1747-1821), landscape painter, gained fame through his engraved book illustrations (e.g. History of the River Thames, 1794) and for his Diary, which was published in 8 volumes as late as 1922-28.