Quotes - Artists

David Cox on Linnell

William Wethered (art dealer) to John Linnell, Dec. 29 1847:

"I have just rec’d a letter from my friend David Cox congratulating me on my taste & judgement in buying your work …"

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Linnell on Landseer

"I had an application the other day from Mr. E. Landseer to lend him my shop to finish his large picture of the Queen in. Mr. Collins told him he thought I would lend it him as he believed I made no use of it myself. I think Mr. Landseer will build one similar eventually he likes mine so much …"

John Linnell to Albin Martin, May 1839
MS102-2000

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