Henry Scott Tuke, handwritten letter from Swanpool, Falmouth
This is a signed handwritten letter from artist Henry Scott Tuke, on his headed paper from Swanpool in Falmouth, declining an invitation. The letter is undated, other than 'Monday morning". Tuke moved to Pennance Cottage, Pennance Point near Swanpool in 1885 (where he also bought an old French brigantine The Julie of Nantes, plugged it for leaks and used it as a floating studio).
The letter measures approx 17.5 × 11cm.
Henry Scott Tuke RA RWS (1858—1929), was an English artist and part of the Newlyn colony of artists in Cornwall; and he is best known for his paintings of boys and young men.
The letter is in good condition with scattered foxing.Sold