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

RA Collection: Archive

Reference code

LAW/3/340

Title

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

Date

16 Dec 1821

Level

Item

Extent & medium

1 piece

Content Description

He did not wish to write a letter of excuses, but is sensible of his debt to Lawrence; he has been compelled to undergo an operation on his eyes; to save his eyes he has been painting at night; the English artists have an Academy at Rome, stocked with good models; he has met Sir George Beaumont and is indebted to Miss. Fanshawe.