• The Country House Sale - Newto auction at Christies

    Sale 5984

    The Country House Sale - Newton Hall

    20 January 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 202

    AN ARCHIVE OF LETTERS, PHOTOGRAPHS AND MEDALS PERTAINING TO THE LIFE AND MILIEU OF ARTIST EDWARD ONSLOW FORD, R.A. (1852-1901)

    19TH CENTURY

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    AN ARCHIVE OF LETTERS, PHOTOGRAPHS AND MEDALS PERTAINING TO THE LIFE AND MILIEU OF ARTIST EDWARD ONSLOW FORD, R.A. (1852-1901)
    19TH CENTURY
    Comprising: an assortment of 16 various artist's medals - five relating to his involvement in the Exposition Universelle, Paris of 1900 including a button-hole pin and plaque by Christophle of Paris; a gold medal-pendant for the Internation Exhibition, Glasgow, 1901; four papier-maché examples for the Muenchener Jahrausstellung, 1890 and six others; two small framed cards bearing the signatures of fellow artists including William-Adolphe Bouguereau, John William Waterhouse Stanhope Alexander Forbes, Frank Dicksee and others; a large quantity of card-backed photographs of sculpture commissions by Edward Onslow Ford; a photograph of Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema, R.A., in front of a marble portrait bust of him by Edward Onslow Ford in a conservatory; two photographs of Frederick Leighton, 1st Baron Leighton, P.R.A., over 100 letters of condolence to Mrs. Onslow Ford, written on the occasion of Edward Onslow Ford's death and including handwritten letters from Walter Crane, George Clausen, Alfred Parsons, and Sir George James Frampton; and three photographs of Wolfram Onslow Ford, one showing him in his father's studio


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