HORSLEY, John Callcott. 19757



A long Autograph Letter Signed ‘J.C.Horsley’, to “My dear Taylor”, describing in detail the new exhibition at the Academy. 4 pp. 7 x 4 inches, a little dusty, otherwise good. 1 Hugh Row, Kensington, 2 January 1878. John Callcott Horsley (1817-1903), painter, treasurer of the Academy 1882-1897. He was a painter of genre and historical scenes, illustrator, and the designer of the first Christmas card. “You will find a sketch of a Pine Apple by Turner & of a fish by Old Ward …”