Letters of Washington Allston [manuscript] 1831-42.


Allston, Washington, 1779-1843. Letters of Washington Allston [manuscript] 1831-42.

Letters of Washington Allston [manuscript] 1831-42.

In letters to Jonathan Mason Allston discusses work in progress, his need for a loan, and his refusal to display a painting for money; of Charles Sumner he asks for information on Italian roads; and for Samuel Webber he describes Christ Church, Cambridge, Mass.--Sonnet on Bianaime's statue of an angel [1 l. holograph signed. 24.6 cm.].

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