WATTS, George Frederick. 18039

£100

Description

Original Letter, in the hand of an amanuensis, but signed “very sincerely yours, G.F.Watts”, to Mr. Powell, expressing his sympathy “with those who desire to see a stone bridge built at Guildford & not an iron one”. 2 pp. 7 x 4 inches, in good condition. Little Holland House, Kensington, 9 July 1900. G.F.Watts (1817-1904), painter, known for his portraits, subject pieces, and the statue of Physical Energy in Kensington Gardens. “I feel very strongly that an iron bridge would be entirely out of harmony with the picturesque & celebrated old town.”