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Benjamin West letter to Sir Francis Legatt Chantrey

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Creator:
West, Benjamin, 1738-1820
Chantrey, Francis Legatt, Sir, 1738-1820
Subject:
Canova, Antonio
Royal Academy of Arts (Great Britain)
Type:
Correspondence
Date:
1817 Apr. 7
Place of publication, production, or execution:
No place, unknown, or undetermined
Physical Description:
Letter : 1 p. : handwritten ; 19 x 23 cm.
Summary:
One page handwritten letter dated April 7, 1817 from Benjamin West to sculptor Sir Francis Legatt Chantrey (West gives his name as "Mr. Chantery"). West requests figures by Antonio Canova (1757-1822) for a Royal Academy exhibition. He also refers to works by Chantrey entered into the exhibition.
Also included are two transcripts of the letter (one typed and one handwritten) and a sheet of notes on West's life in an unknown hand.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution Washington, D.C. 20560
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)13779
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