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Sam. Woodburn, Rome, to Thomas Lawrence, Russell Square

RA Collection: Archive

Reference code

LAW/4/93/2

Title

Sam. Woodburn, Rome, to Thomas Lawrence, Russell Square

Date

1 Feb 1823

Level

Item

Extent & medium

1 piece

Content Description

Concerning the completion of his dealings with Vicar and how he secured the drawings; Emperor Alexander wanted the drawings, but Woodburn is determined to bring them to London; he can see a time when all the "best things" are in London, Russia or Germany; the K. of Prussia beat him to a fine Raphael; he is glad Lawrence was pleased by the Rembrandt.