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Lady Eastlake [+]

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London

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Afsenders hjemadresse i London: Fritzroy Square 7.

26.5.1863 Elisabeth Jerichau Baumann
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Lady Eastlake skriver til Elisabeth Jerichau Baumann (EJB), at hun har modtaget et brev fra kunstneren Sir Edwin Landseer, som undskylder over for EJB, at han ikke kan sidde model for hende. Landseer er dog smigret over de komplimenter, EJB har givet ham.
Lady Eastlake synes, at Landseers håndskrift er blevet dårligere, som et tegn på hans alderdom. Hun beder EJB om at hilse sin mand, J.A. Jerichau.


7 Fitzroy Sqr
May 26. 1863

Dear Madame Jerichau
        I have a letter from Sir Edwin Landseer, entreating me to make his most humble excuses to you for not being able to comply with your most flattering request to sit to you. He tells me that he has resisted all the solicitations of the kind from English painters, having an inseperable objection, // [c…tten?] from too much or too little vanity, to let himself be taken. In another [scene?] I assure you he is taken by you, for he feels the kind compliment you have paid him most deeply.
I find his very handwriting altered, which has been one of the grandest I have known. But I have long remarked the alteration you remarked the other night.
With my kind compliments to Mr. Jerichau who I fear will soon be leaving you.
        Believe me
        Yours very humble
        Eliza Eastlake

Arkivplacering
Breve til Elisabeth Jerichau VI-XI, E-K
Emneord
Elisabeth Jerichau Baumanns kunstneriske aktiviteter i England
Personer
Lady Eastlake · J.A. Jerichau · Elisabeth Jerichau Baumann · Edwin Landseer
Sidst opdateret 21.06.2018 Print