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Agreement between Thomas Provis, Ann Mary Provis and J.F. Rigaud, Jos. Farington, John Opie, Robt. Smirke, Thos. Stothard, Rhd. Westall and

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Archive context

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Reference code

634/2

Title

Agreement between Thomas Provis, Ann Mary Provis and J.F. Rigaud, Jos. Farington, John Opie, Robt. Smirke, Thos. Stothard, Rhd. Westall and

Date

13 Jan 1797

Level

Item

Extent & medium

1 document

Content Description

The Provis' to disclose their process of painting in oil colours; if the artists think it advantageous, they will recommend it to other artists of the Royal Academy, without disclosing the process. Artists signing the agreement may use the process on the payment of 10 guineas each. They agree not to reveal the process to anyone until the Provis' have made 600gs from payments from interested parties. Witnessed by W. Hamilton and M.L. Hamilton.