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Thos. Lawrence, Greek Street, to [Joseph Farington]

RA Collection: Archive

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Thos. Lawrence, Greek Street, to [Joseph Farington]


[27 Apr 1813]



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1 piece

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He was too tired to call previously; he is pleased with the [Academy] exhibition; Phillips has risen to the challenge that he set himself; the picture of Sir William Scott is not as good as that of his brothers; Turner's frost is pure in colour; Thompson's are as Farington described; he did not recognise the picture of Sir John [Stanbyn?] even though he stood next to him; Jackson has a fine half length; Dewint a fine landscape; he prefers the position of his Sir Thomas Graham to that occupied by a half length by Dawe; he praises Farington's works and congratulates him on his election to another society.