GB/0397 Royal Academy of Arts Archive.
GRI George Richmond, RA personal papers 1825-1896
GRI/3 General correspondence of George Richmond c.1826-1896
                        >GRI/3/36 John James Ruskin, Herne Hill, to George Richmond 9 May 1842
Reference CodeGRI/3/36
TitleJohn James Ruskin, Herne Hill, to George Richmond
Date9 May 1842
Extent & Medium1 piece
Content DescriptionHe is disappointed that there is no time for his son to sit for his portrait; he has liked Richmond's work since seeing it in Somerset House; admired the full-length of Holroyd and prefers Richmond's work to that of Landseer, mentions portraits of the Duke of Buccleugh [sic] and Prince Albert (neither by Landseer); further praises Richmond portraits; he wants a full-length portrait, his son will not fatigue Richmond; he would also like news of his brother.