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Maria Callcott, Florence, to Sir Thomas

RA Collection: Archive

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Maria Callcott, Florence, to Sir Thomas


3 Apr 1828



Extent & medium

1 piece

Content Description

He explains that Mr. Eastlake had to make Mr. Callcott his deputy in the matter of Lawrence's portrait of the King in the Vatican, as Eastlake was leaving Rome; she includes a latin inscription that is to be placed next to the picture; she provides an account of the travels undertaken with Callcott, through Germany, Prague and Italy, with brief mentions of the works they have seen.