Physical Details: Letter : 2 p. : handwritten ; 20 x 14 cm.
Sender: George Whitney (-1885)
Recipient: Henry Hill Collins (1844-1930)
Description: Letter from George Whitney to prominent business owner Henry Hill Collins concerning the potential sale to Mr. Collins of the landscape painting "Lion Rock, Cornwall" by artist William Trost Richards. The letter includes a description of Richard's painting technique and the price of the painting. Wright also writes "It is the best work that Mr. R (Richards) has ever done."
This record should be viewed with record 9231.
Forms part of: Miscellaneous manuscripts collection,
Rights Statement: Current copyright status is undetermined
Citation: George Whitney, Philadelphia, Pa. letter to Henry Hill Collins, 1880 Mar. 2. Miscellaneous manuscripts collection, . Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Digital ID: 9232
- Cornwall, England
- Richards, William Trost