Letters, 1853-1872.


Letters, 1853-1872.

Collection includes letters to Charles Hargitt, H. Graves, John Callcott Horsley, William Bemrose, Salomon Alexander Hart and others. In a letter to a Mrs. Bell (1856 Sept. 3), Redgrave gives detailed instructions on the art of oil painting and provides a list of suitable colors; Redgrave includes sketches in the text showing the lay-out of his palette and profiles of recommended brushes. A letter to John Callcott Horsley (1865 Feb. 10) asks for information on Augustus Wall Callcott to be included in a history of the British Academy. A separate sheet lists his painting "The Midwood Shade" which is to be included in William Michael Rossetti's American Exhibition of British Art.

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SNAC Resource ID: 8272337

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Horsley, John Callcott, 1817-1903

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British painter. From the description of Letters, ca. 1869-1898. (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 78132497 ...

Redgrave, Richard, 1804-1888

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English subject and landscape painter. From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to Manby, 1850 July 28. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270851963 English painter and keeper of pictures at the South Kensington Museum. From the description of Letters, 1853-1872. (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 81888881 English painter. From the description of Autograph document signed, 1848 July 25. (Unknown). WorldCat record id:...

Bemrose, William, 1831-1908

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British amateur artist, collector, and writer. From the description of Papers, 1883-1909. (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 78701654 ...

Hart, Salomon Alexander, 1806-1881.

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Hargitt, Charles, d. ca. 1880.

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Scottish art collector. From the description of Letters received, ca. 1849-1878. (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 80025719 ...

Callcott, Augustus Wall, 1779-1844

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Born in Kensington, 1779; student of the Royal Academy, and began to paint portraits under John Hoppner, successfully exhibiting a portrait of Miss Roberts at the Royal Academy, 1799; his preference at this time was for landscapes, and after 1804 exhibited only these for a number of years; elected an associate member of the Royal Academy, 1806; elected a full member of the Royal Academy, 1810; married Maria Graham, a well-known author of the day, and visited Europe (including Italy for the first...