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Pietro Camuccini, Rome, to Sir Thomas Lawrence, President of the Royal Academy, London

RA Collection: Archive

Reference code

LAW/4/201

Title

Pietro Camuccini, Rome, to Sir Thomas Lawrence, President of the Royal Academy, London

Date

20 Mar 1824

Level

Item

Extent & medium

1 piece

Content Description

He has made enquiries and Count Parisani is Consalvi's nearest surviving relative; the Duchess of Devonshire is well and happy, she and the Duke are to stay in Rome for a while; he congratulates Lawrence on the public acquisition of the Angerstein collection; he hopes Mr. Day will make it to Rome to organise Lawrence's purchase of the Raphael drawing at Spoleto, however his brother will not part with his; Lawrence should soon receive some ultramarine and casts of the small bronze Madonna and Child by Michelangelo; he mentions a sketch by Sebastiano del Piombo from Michelangelo's dream; he discusses the likehood that Mr. Wicar might part with some Raphael drawings of his own.