HADEN, Sir Francis Seymour. 21807



Autograph Letter Signed, to Alphonse Legros, thanking him for all his kindness, referring to Haden’s work on the translation of a monograph appendix, hoping Legros will visit when in London. In French. 3 pp. 7 x 4 inches, fine. The Athenaeum, 7 January 1896. Sir Francis Seymour Haden (1818 – 1910), surgeon, better known as an original etcher who championed original printmaking. He was at the heart of the Etching Revival in Britain, and one of the founders of the Society of Painter-Etchers, now the Royal Society of Painter-Printmakers, as its first president. He was also a collector and scholar of Rembrandt’s prints.