Letters from George Wallis to W. R. Lowe, 1842.

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Wallis, George, 1811-1891. Letters from George Wallis to W. R. Lowe, 1842.

Letters from George Wallis to W. R. Lowe, 1842.

In a long letter Wallis discusses his theories and methods of work, describing his system of observation and drawing from memory. He also discusses a picture by Landseer, the difficulties of using certain colors and mentions his work with the Spitalfields School of Design. In a fragment of another letter he discusses the character of Courvoisier, Good, and Sheridan in light of Brindley's phrenological theories; the letter is illustrated with sketches of the three men.

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Lowe, W. R.

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Landseer, Thomas, 1795-1880

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British engraver. From the description of Letter : London, 1853 Dec. 20. (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 316043530 English engraver. From the description of Autograph letter signed : [n.p.], to J.H. Robinson, [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270596710 ...

Spitalfields School of Design.

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Wallis, George, 1811-1891

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Keeper of the South Kensington Museum (Victoria & Albert Museum); artist and art educator. From the description of Letters from George Wallis to W. R. Lowe, 1842. (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 81036173 ...