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7 x 8-7/8 inches flat folded to 7 x 4-1/2 inches. Very good condition. Autograph letter signed. Two pages (blind embossed Dobus London letterhead). Dated Royal Seahouse Hotel, Worthing. Sunday  to the editor of The Athenaeum. William Hepworth Dixon a friend, and English historian and traveler. Noting a change in the title of his 1864 Academy work Bajth Fajther and Mither, and hoping it can be correctly noted, as "the Athenaeum is likely to be the first article on the exhibition ... " Noting his joyous time by the sea. Baith Faither and Mither was shown by Faed in the 1864 Royal Academy exhibition, and extensively reviewed.
Thomas Faed was a Scottish painter in oils and water colour of genre, portraits, interiors and domestic scenes. It is said Faed had done for Scottish art what Robert Burns did for Scottish song. Pathos being the staple of his success. He received his art education in the school of design, Edinburgh and was elected an associate of the Royal Scottish Academy in 1849. He went to London three years later, was elected an associate of the Royal Academy in 1861, and academician in 1864, and retired in 1893. He had much success as a painter of domestic genre, and had considerable executive capacity.
Very Good. Item #5005