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Cth. Fanshawe, 15 Berkley Square, to Sir Thomas Lawrence, Russell Square

RA Collection: Archive

Reference code

LAW/4/153

Title

Cth. Fanshawe, 15 Berkley Square, to Sir Thomas Lawrence, Russell Square

Date

[c.Sep 1822]

Level

Item

Extent & medium

1 piece

Content Description

Canova presented her with engravings to give to Lawrence on her departure from Rome in May, unfortunately she was forced to open the package at the French customs house, "those Barbarians"; Canova has completed a cast of his "last great work", a pieta, he sends Lawrence a slight outline, drawn by Gibson.