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W.P. Frith, London, to T. Miller

RA Collection: Archive

Archive context

Showing item 9 of 15 in this group

Reference code

236/41/9

Title

W.P. Frith, London, to T. Miller

Date

11 Jan 1851

Level

Item

Extent & medium

2 pieces

Content Description

Gives details of his recent painting activities; has sat to Egg, and seen his new subject picture; Ward has nearly finished his prison subject and started on another, from a poem by John Gilpin; Elmore progresses well with his Shakespeare subject; gives an account of the business of several artists, naming Leslie, Webster, Creswick; compliments Miller on the Etty he has newly purchased; discusses a possible commission of a small work 'of the goodnatured man class'. Note in Miller's hand regarding his wish for a painting no larger than 28 inches.