Physical Details: Letter : 2 p. : handwritten ; 25 x 40 cm., folded to 25 x 20 cm., tipped onto sheet 27 x 22 cm.
Sender: Henry Inman (1801-1846)
Recipient: James McMurtrie (fl. 1843-1864)
Description: Inman writes from New York to McMurtrie in Philadelphia. He discusses the pricing for one of his works (which he refers to as "the retouched Bishop"), and also mentions the American Academy's interest in purchasing a full-length portrait of Benjamin West.
Letter is tipped onto a sheet which has a clipping pasted on with a short biography of Inman.
Forms part of: Miscellaneous manuscripts collection,
Rights Statement: U.S. public domain
Citation: Henry Inman letter to James McMurtrie, 1841 June 15. Miscellaneous manuscripts collection, . Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Digital ID: 14638
- Art market
- Portrait painting