Lot 8

Crane (Walter)

Autograph letter signed (‘Walter Crane’) to Monsieur Muller, reading “I am much obliged by your invitation to me to contribute to your Exposition d’Art Religieux, but I do not think I have anything suitable that I could send. The only works that I can think of as possibly within your scope are some drawings I have been doing for a Bible to be printed at Amsterdam […],I believe, however, that it is the intention of the proprietors to exhibit the drawings made for this work themselves, but it is possible they might be willing to allow one or two to be shown at your exhibition. They objected when asked to my exhibiting them here in London […] I have a small set of black & white designs made to a work of Christmas Carols which might be available”, two pages, some yellowing, a couple of smudges, 8vo, 13 Holland Street, London, 29 June 1899; Frampton (George) autograph letter signed to Belgian art critic Octave Maus, asking for his help “in a little matter that concerns to some extent the art training of a young girl who is the daughter of a patron of mine. My patron, Mr Samuelson, is sending his daughter to Bruxelles to finish her education and during her stay in your charming city, he is most anxious that sh should study drawing and painting”, two pages, folding marks, 4to, 32 Queen’s Road, 17 December 1907; and another one (3)

Estimate: £150-£200