KNIGHT (John Prescott, 1803-1881, Portrait Painter, R.A.)

Autograph Letter Signed to F. Burnley telling him that he has been "misinformed, the death of Mr C. TURNER does not create a vacancy in the list of Associate Engravers in the Royal Academy - and under no circumstances would it be permitted to add a name to this list of Candidates after the time appointed ...", 1 side 8vo., Royal Academy of Arts headed paper, London, 12th August

Charles Turner (1774-1857) was a mezzotint engraver and draughtsman, specialising in portraiture. He also collaborated with J.M.W. Turner (to whom he was not related) on the earlier plates of the latter's Liber Studiorum. He had died on the 1st August.

Item Date:  1857

Stock No:  11257      £30

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