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George Cavendish, Compton Place [to John Gibson]

RA Collection: Archive

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George Cavendish, Compton Place [to John Gibson]


27 Apr 1830



Extent & medium

1 piece

Historical Background

Gibson executed 'A Nymph Preparing for the Bath' and 'Venus and Cupid' (both marble, 1831; Usher Gallery, Lincoln) for Lord Yarborough.

Content Description

Acknowedging receipt of a cast of 'Psyche and Zephyrs'. Lord Yarborough was still awiating the arrival of his statue. Cavendish was sending the letter via Yarborough's sister, who wanted to have a monument executed.