Autograph letter signed, 2 1/2pp, 25 March 1852. To the Marchioness of Abercorn.

(ARTISTS & ILLUSTRATORS, ETC.) ROSS, WILLIAM CHARLES

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Autograph letter signed ("W.C. Ross"), 2 1/2pp, 8vo, 38 Fitzroy Square, 25 March 1852, with original holograph envelope (soiled, stained and torn; wax seal still present). To the Marchioness of Abercorn, informing her of the times when the Royal Academy will be open to receive works, and writing: "I am now collecting the miniatures I wish to send to the Exhibition, and as I consider that of Lady Harriet to be one of the most pleasing I have ever painted I write to request the favor of the loan of it for the ensuing exhibition. . . ." Separated from integral leaf (which has also been split in two); first page splitting at folds; lightly soiled; with remains of prior mounting on blank verso of second sheet.

William Charles Ross (1794-1860): English miniature painter. (Item ID: 17670)


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