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C. Eastlake, 12 Piazza Mignanelli, Rome, Sir Thomas Lawrence, Russell Square, London

RA Collection: Archive

Reference code

LAW/4/49

Title

C. Eastlake, 12 Piazza Mignanelli, Rome, Sir Thomas Lawrence, Russell Square, London

Date

15 Aug 1822

Level

Item

Extent & medium

1 piece

Content Description

He was waiting for Lawrence's picture to arrive before writing, but still does not know where it is; Canova thinks the delay is due to the Admiral wanting to present the work in person; he thanks Lawrence for his sage advice on the style and subjects of his paintings; he discusses Ticozzi's life of Titian, muses on pigments and vehicles, citing a "picture cleaner or chymist" called Palmaroli, who Lawrence has met; he wonders if Ticozzi's work might be translated by Mrs. Graham.