GB/0397 Royal Academy of Arts Archive.
| |LAW Sir Thomas Lawrence, PRA, letters and papers 1777-1831
| |LAW/1 Autographs volume 1 1777-1811
| ||>LAW/1/213 Thos. Lawrence, to Joseph Farington, Charlotte St. [5 May 1809]|
|Title||Thos. Lawrence, to Joseph Farington, Charlotte St.|
|Date||[5 May 1809]|
|Extent & Medium||2 pieces|
|Content Description||He has had a busy social schedule, having with dined consecutively with Lady Crewe, Mr Paytherus, Angerstein and, tomorrow, Westall; he declined an invitation from Lady Hood to dine with her and Walter Scott; yesterday Lord Lonsdale sat to him, and spoke highly of Farington; he has an unfinished painting of Mrs. Carter, esteemed by some as a kind of Johnson; he suggests Cadell and Davies would welcome such an image, but he wants it drawn by Mr. Evans; he bemoans the quality of portraits in a new imprint by the publishers, in future the choice of artists should be left up to Farington, Smirke or Lawrence.|