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Reynolds, Sir Joshua (1723-1792), and (Wedgwood, Josiah)

Auction:
2519B
Lot:
1
Sold for:
$711$600

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2519B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
October 01, 2010 6:00PM

Description:

Reynolds, Sir Joshua (1723-1792), and (Wedgwood, Josiah), Autograph letter signed in the third person, one page, dated May 24th, 1790, to Josiah Wedgwood, concerning his desire to obtain a medal depicting the King of Hungary and has enclosed such an image when the King was Grand Duke of Tuscany, with docket and seal intact, framed, 7 1/2 x 11 in.

Note: This may be the only recorded letter sent directly from the celebrated painter Sir Joshua Reynolds to Josiah Wedgwood.
Estimate $1,200-1,800

Keywords

Joshua Reynolds, Hungary, Tuscany, celebrated painter, Baron Wedgwood, Darwin-Wedgwood family, Josiah Wedgwood, Staffordshire pottery, United Kingdom, Wedgwood

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