Oct 22, 2015 - Sale 2394

Sale 2394 - Lot 369

Price Realized: $ 455
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 80 - $ 120
FLAXMAN, JOHN. Autograph Letter Signed, to English politician Charles Augustus Tulk, sending two proposals for inscriptions on a dedicatory tablet for Mr. Llowes[?] [not present] and inviting Tulk and his wife to visit. 1 page, 4to, with integral address leaf; extreme upper portion of date truncated at upper edge (but still legible), folds. (MRS) "Buckingham Street Fitzroy Square" [London], 23 September 1818

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"I trouble you with two Inscriptions for the intended Tablet both inferior to yours in Shortness & classical elegance, the latter improved by your example in the first dedication and diminished length, but both wanting the neatness & tenderness of your own composition . . . ."