HUSKISSON, Robert. 16666



Autograph Letter Signed ‘R.Huskisson’, about the completion of a drawing (”I think you will like what I have done, it is from Spenser”), admitting his tendence to delay a work’s completion. 2 pp. 7 x 4 inches, fine. 39 Penton Place, Pentonville, 10 October [watermark 1848]. Uncommon. Robert Huskisson (1820-1861), English painter and illustrator. He lived with his brother Leonard Huskisson ( fl 1839–59), who was also a painter, and exhibited landscapes, scenes of rural life and works in the fairy genre for which Richard Dadd, his contemporary, is better known. “I fear I must appear a very shuffling fellow, but really I have always something important that ought to have been done, but, which still remains to be done – so that it is a difficult thing to take up a fresh work …”