Only Connect - Thomas Jefferson <> Richard Cosway
How are these sitters connected?
probably by William Holl Sr, after Bouch
after Richard Cosway
based on a work of circa 1790
In 1790, Thomas Jefferson, wrote to Richard Cosway: ‘They tell me que vous allez fair un enfant … This will wean you from your harp and your pencil.’
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