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Sale 2514 Lot 20
HENRY S. TUKE (1858-1929)
Personal letter from the noted painter to his friend Ellis.
Autograph Letter Signed as "H.S. Tuke." One page, 9x7 inches, 23x17 3/4 cm, folds, mount remnants on verso, minimal wear. Swanpool, England, 26 October 1923.
Estimate $300 - 400
This letter is addressed to "My dear Ellis," quite possibly the renowned English researcher on sexuality, Havelock Ellis (1859-1939), a contemporary who had been a protégé of Tuke's father. It discusses the rental of an art studio in London, and Tuke's planned trip to Panama and Jamaica. Tuke's Jamaica paintings from this trip were the subject of a 2015 exhibition. A complete transcript is available.