Letters, 1829-1843.


Letters, 1829-1843.

The collection comprises 4 lengthy letters from John Zephaniah Bell to the painter Nathaniel George Philips in Liverpool. Despite his poor health, Philips takes care of the paintings sent by his friend for exhibitions at the Royal Manchester Institution, bargains with prospective buyers, and reminds the Institution to send Bell the monies resulting from the sales. The letters speak about his current work, the paintings sent to Liverpool, their prices and transportation arrangements.

5 items.


SNAC Resource ID: 8264053

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Turner, J. M. W. (Joseph Mallord William), 1775-1851

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J.M.W. Turner was an English artist and member of the Royal Academy. From the description of Brighton Cricket Ground [art original] [ca. 1824?]. (Haverford College Library). WorldCat record id: 58463878 Nationality: English. From the description of Rockets and Blue Lights (Close at Hand) to Warn Steamboats of Shoal Water [electronic resource]. 1840. (Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute). WorldCat record id: 222503272 British painter. Fr...

Philips, Nathaniel George, 1795-1831,

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Newton, Gilbert Stuart, 1794-1835

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Canadian-English painter. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Great Marlboro St. [London], to John Martin, 1833 Mar. 21. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270609944 ...

Bell, John-Zephaniah, 1794-1883

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The Scottish painter John Zephaniah Bell exhibited at the Royal Academy and at the Royal Manchester Institution from 1824 to 1865. He was the director of the Government school of design in Manchester from 1837, and was considered the reviver of fresco painting in Scotland. From the description of Letters, 1829-1843. (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 81456652 ...