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W.B. Richmond, to Laura Richmond

RA Collection: Archive

Reference code

RI/1/16

Title

W.B. Richmond, to Laura Richmond

Date

[c.Sep 1863]

Level

Item

Extent & medium

1 piece

Content Description

He is shortly to go to Oxford to paint two of Dr. Acland's children, he shall try for a Van Dyck effect. He is engaged on three pictures, two portraits and a subject from Keats, "heard melodies are sweet, but those unheard are sweeter". He will get a great deal of Bach to play, she is the only lady lover of Bach he knows.