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Letters to Mason and Franklin Peale [manuscript] 1833 June 3 and 1855 November 27.

Sully, Thomas
Format
Manuscript/Archive
Language
English
Variant Title
Thomas Sully letters
Summary
In a letter to a gallery owner named Mason, Sully refers to several portraits and exhibitions and tells the story of a mysterious passenger aboard ship with a friend -- a beautiful, intelligent woman who spoke with a French accent -- which might make a particular painting more interesting. Also mentions several portraits of Fanny Kemble.
In a letter to Franklin Peale, Sully refers to improvements to Mrs. Peale's portrait.
Description
2 items.
Cite as
Thomas Sully Letters, 1833, 1855, in the Clifton Waller Barrett Library, Accession #12911, Special Collections, University of Virginia Library, Charlottesville, Va.
Notes
Forms part of the Clifton Waller Barrett Library.
Biographical Note
English-born painter, moved to United States in 1792 and finally settled in Philadelphia; long, successful career as history and portrait painter.
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    a| In a letter to a gallery owner named Mason, Sully refers to several portraits and exhibitions and tells the story of a mysterious passenger aboard ship with a friend -- a beautiful, intelligent woman who spoke with a French accent -- which might make a particular painting more interesting. Also mentions several portraits of Fanny Kemble.
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    a| In a letter to Franklin Peale, Sully refers to improvements to Mrs. Peale's portrait.
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