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W.P. Frith, 7 Pembridge Villas, Bayswater, to T. Miller

RA Collection: Archive

Archive context

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Reference code



W.P. Frith, 7 Pembridge Villas, Bayswater, to T. Miller


3 May 1865



Extent & medium

2 pieces

Content Description

Gives an up-beat assessment of the Royal Academy exhibition, is sorry Miller could not attend the dinner; Knight revealed the reason Council neglected to invite him, explains; puffs himself with the success of the "Marriage" and gives details; gives a critique of the exhibition, mentioning Phillip, Millais, Elmore, Wells, Richmond, Thorburn, Sir Edwin, Pettie, Orchardson, Ward, Goodall, Roberts, Stanfield, Ansdell, Davis and Linnell; great painters are never spoilt by success, unlike good painters.