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Sandys, Frederick, 1829-1904


Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Dante Gabriel Rossetti letter to William Houghton Clabburn, 1863 June 12

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 1
Call Number: MSS 31
Scope and Contents: "My Dear Mr. Clabburn,I think I ought hardly to preclude myself from making, if I wish, a small copy of the Magdalene picture after the large one is finished. The commission for the large picture was taken some years ago, and at a price greatly below what I should now ask, and I ought therefore to reserve as far as possible the power of making further earnings in connection with it. Nevertheless it is very possible, that I might never have the patience...
Dates: 1863 June 12

Dante Gabriel Rossetti letter to William Houghton Clabburn, 1865 May 3

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 10
Call Number: MSS 31
Scope and Contents: "My dear Clabburn,Thanks for the £70 completing payment in full for the Magdalene picture, which will be done by the time named if not sooner. I shall be very glad to see you when in town, & hope you may be accompanied by Mrs. Clabburn.The Academy lectures [?] are generally "much of a muchness" I fear. I suppose, as things go, the Athenaeum is likely to be as tolerable as any. I have not yet seen the Exhibition myself. Sandys's...
Dates: 1865 May 3

Dante Gabriel Rossetti Letters to William Houghton Clabburn

Call Number: MSS 31
Overview: The collection comprises 11 letters from Dante Gabriel Rossetti to William H. Clabburn written from 1863 to 1865. The last of these is addressed to Clabburn's wife, Hannah Louisa. The letters are accompanied by 8 envelopes addressed to Clabburn by Rossetti. Rossetti’s letters primarily relate to Clabburn’s commission of an oil replica of Rossetti’s Mary Magdalen at the door of Simon the Pharisee. The correspondence records in detail Rossetti’s artistic process...
Dates: 1863-1865