WEST, Benjamin. 11598

£200

Description

Final lines only of an autograph letter signed: “…With great regard, and with a full assurance that I am Dear sir, your much obliged and Obedient Servt. Benjn. West.” 2 x 7 inches, fine. Undated. Benjamin West (1738-1820), American painter. On the verso Benjamin West has written: “I have to acknowledge with high respect and thanks, The two unquestionable, and pure Pictures – on by Jacomo Bassano, and its companion by Francis his relative. I send you the two hundred pound Bank Note. It is very true my good sir, that I esteem those two Pictures for their purity and excellence in colour superior…”