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Gavin Hamilton, Rome [to Charles Townley]

RA Collection: Archive

Archive context

Showing item 14 of 78 in this group

Reference code

JU/2/48

Title

Gavin Hamilton, Rome [to Charles Townley]

Date

12 Feb 1793

Level

Item

Extent & medium

1 piece

Content Description

Hamilton thanks Townley for a sketch of the Amerino. He states that he is prepared to sell his restored statue for £120. He also has a well preserved statue of a young girl, which he prices at £100. He ends his letter by commenting that the fine arts languish and there is a heavy military presence on the streets.

Associated Material

Prints and drawings collection, 03/1985 and 03/1991.