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#615 - Henry Wallis

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Collection of 21 letters written to Henry Wallis from various prominent European painters of the late 19th century, most written in French with some in German or English, totaling over thirty pages, dated throughout the 1870s. These letters mainly deal with works that Wallis had asked his correspondents to execute, as well as buying, selling, and transporting their artwork. Signers include: Lawrence Alma-Tadema, Etienne Berne-Bellecour, Bernard Blommers, William Adolphe Bouguereau, Louis Gallait, Ferdinand Heilbuth, Jozef Israels, Ludwig Knaus, Raimondo de Madrazo y Garreta, Ernest Meissonier, Vincente Palmaroli, Juliette Peyrol-Bonheur, Antoine Emile Plassan, Philip Sadee, Paul Seignac, Antoine Vollon, Theodor Weber, Adolphe Yvon, Louis George Brillouin, Louis-Emile Adan, and Ludwig Knaus. Blommers and Sadee also add sketches on separate sheets. Most letters are affixed to slightly larger mounts, some with affixed photographs of art or artists. In overall very good to fine condition, with toning, soiling, and tape repairs to various letters. Wallis was an English Pre-Raphaelite painter, writer, and collector.


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