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

RA Collection: Archive

Reference code

LAW/4/222

Title

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

Date

6 May 1824

Level

Item

Extent & medium

1 piece

Content Description

He describes arrangements for transporting the cast of the bronze Michelangelo's Dream by Sebastiano del Piombo; Mr. Wicar has raised his price for the drawings after he heard that Mr. Woodburn made a profit on those sold to him, he advises LAwrence to have nothing to do with Wicar; he has had no luck in tracking down drawings by Raphael, Michelangelo or Parmigianino; he relates the circumstances of the death of the Duchess of Devonshire; Mr. Gott is full of commissions and doing well.