Thackeray, William Makepeace

Thackeray, William Makepeace
1811-1863
Amelia's gratification at receiving a letter from her Montmorency
ca. 1847
Pen and ink on paper, mounted and matted.
9 15/16 x 8 inches (253 x 203 mm)
Bequest of Gordon N. Ray, 1987.
1986.666
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From the library of Gordon N. Ray.
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Described in: Auction sale prices : supplement to The Connoisseur. Monthly list of prices realized at auction. Vol. 5, no. 36, Nov. 30, 1904, p. 265.

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Title from caption.

Summary: 

Pen and ink sketch showing the character of Amelia Sedley from Thackeray's novel Vanity fair seated in an arm chair beside a small round table with a letter clasped to her bosom; drawing captioned in Thackeray's own hand: Amelia's gratification at receiving a letter from her Montmorency.

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Thackeray, William Makepeace, 1811-1863. Vanity Fair.
Ray, Gordon Norton, 1915-1986, former owner.

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