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LAW Sir Thomas Lawrence, PRA, letters and papers 1777-1831
LAW/2 Autographs volume 2 1812-1818
                        >LAW/2/313 Lawrence, to [Joseph Farington] 17 Sep 1818
Reference CodeLAW/2/313
TitleLawrence, to [Joseph Farington]
Date17 Sep 1818
Extent & Medium1 piece
Content DescriptionMr. A continues in good health; he is sorry to hear the news of Owen's health, he has faults but deserves better; comments positively on the behaviour of Thomson; he explains the arrangements for his journey to Aix la Chapelle to paint the King of Prussia, Emperor of Austria and the Russian Emperor and all their principle ministers and generals; Lord Castlereagh has offered help with accommodation; the Duke and Lord Stewart will be there to encourage him; he maintains that despite his nerves he is painting at his best in the portraits of Mr. West, Lord Castlereagh and Sir William Grant; he has declined painting Sir T.D. Acland and the Duke of Leeds; he ponders taking Mr. Simpson as an assistant; details difficulties with sittings for Lord Liverpool.
BibliographyPartly published ion Letter-Bag, Layard, 1906, p.133.