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Thos. Lawrence, Russell Square, to Charles Eastlake, Rome

RA Collection: Archive

Reference code

LAW/5/78

Title

Thos. Lawrence, Russell Square, to Charles Eastlake, Rome

Date

22 Oct 1826

Level

Item

Extent & medium

1 piece

Content Description

He asks that Mr. Camuccini be told that he is very happy with the placing of his portrait of His Majesty, but asks that the room be re-painted if they think this required; he is glad that Eastlake has been commissioned to paint for the Duke of Devonshire, who is only known to like sculpture, he will push for the public exhibition of Eastlake's work; Hilton and Phillips (who he knows Eastlake welcomed in Rome) are well, Hilton has finished an admirable Crucifiction, Phillips prepares his [Academy] lectures and has painted a portrait of Lord Stowell; he asks how Mr. Lane progresses; Mr. Gott has sent a terracotto, he thinks Gott a genius but makes mild criticisms.