HERKOMER, Sir Hubert von. 20411

£75

Description

A good Autograph Letter Signed, to Buxton Morrish, about work on a tapestry, asking for the required material, colours, brushes, etc. to be sent to Herkomer’s London studio in Eccleston Street 1 page 6 x 4 inches, with the original envelope. Bushey, 17 July 1881. “It will be quite impossible for me to work at your place. I am too busy. But I can work this Tapestry between my portrait painting.” Sir Hubert von Herkomer (1849-1914), Bavarian-born painter, Professor of Fine Art at Oxford (1885-94). His correspondent is Sir Thomas Buxton Morrish (1839-1909), secretary of the Art Union, and a partner in the well-known firm of jewellers and silversmiths, Howell, James, & Co. of Regent Street.