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GRI George Richmond, RA personal papers 1825-1896
                
GRI/3 General correspondence of George Richmond c.1826-1896
                        >GRI/3/24 Robert Harry Inglis, Milton Bryan, to George Richmond, Via Rasella, Rome 27 Dec 1838
Reference CodeGRI/3/24
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TitleRobert Harry Inglis, Milton Bryan, to George Richmond, Via Rasella, Rome
Date27 Dec 1838
Extent & Medium1 piece
Content DescriptionThey have been following his physical and artistic progress with great interest, it bringing back memories of their stay in Italy 12 years previously; speaks of the impact of the Vatican frescoes; thanks God for a taste for the fine arts, a luxury like a rose, expounds on the place of God in art and the efforts of the Nazarene school in Rome; questions whether Richmond should withdraw from portrait painting and turn to devotional subjects in the light of his present success and family prospects; Mr. Forster does well in his new parish of Stisted, Essex, they visited Battersea Rise recently and saw the family; provides news on the health of Sir Thomas Dyke Acland, Mr. Cockburn, Mr. Pennington, Mr. Dunn, Sir H. Russell; young Robert Harry Inglis Synott is flourishing.