FRIPP, George Arthur. 20422

£35

Description

Autograph Letter Signed, to G.D.Tomlinson, saying the picture is “much advanced”, asking whether it is to be framed “close or with a margin”, sure that Tomlinson will like it, being “none the worse for the thought and labour bestowed upon it.” 2 pp. 6 x 4 inches, in good condition, one small paper thin. Near Leamington, 27 May, no year given. George Arthur Fripp (1813-1896), artist who specialised in watercolours. He had lessons in oil painting from James Baker Pyne and first exhibited at the Bristol Society of Artists in 1832. In 1834 he accompanied the Bristol artist William James Müller on a sketching tour of Europe, which produced works he later exhibited at the Royal Academy from 1838.