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]
Reference CodeLAW/1/213
TitleThos. Lawrence, to Joseph Farington, Charlotte St.
Date[5 May 1809]
Extent & Medium2 pieces
Content DescriptionHe 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.