SCHARF, Sir George. 21185



A good Autograph Leter Signed, to Sir Edward Sieveking, explaining the circumstances of the rejection of Miss Herrick’s portrait by the Board. 4 pp. 7 x 4 inches, in good condition, with the original envelope. National Portrait Gallery, 4 May 1891. Sir George Scharf KCB (1820 –1895), art critic, illustrator, and director of the National Portrait Gallery. “I do not hesitate to tell you that the picture was not deemed satisfactory either as a likeness or as a Work of Art,”