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

RA Collection: Archive

Archive context

Showing item 6 of 15 in this group

Reference code

236/43/6

Title

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

Date

23 Jan 1853

Level

Item

Extent & medium

2 pieces

Content Description

That 'Quillebeuf', by Turner (acquired by Miller), is a splendid picture, mentions the Turners and Claudes at the National Gallery, eulogises Turner; Birchill has not called on Mulready; describes working on his picture, his thoughts on painting and the politics of the Academy, mentioning an opinion voiced by Egg; provides news of how his friends progress, mentioning Egg, Phillip, Webster and Mulready ("a queer varmint"); Mr. Eden is keen to have the picture through the agency of Ansdell, but shall not.