GB/0397 Royal Academy of Arts Archive.
LAW Sir Thomas Lawrence, PRA, letters and papers 1777-1831
LAW/4 Autographs volume 4 1822-1825
                        >LAW/4/307 Bedford, Paris, to Sir Thomas 13 Mar [1825]
Reference CodeLAW/4/307
TitleBedford, Paris, to Sir Thomas
Date13 Mar [1825]
Extent & Medium1 piece
Content DescriptionHe feels that Mr. Severn's picture should reach London in time for the Royal Academy exhibition; he has heard of the new Papal government's discouragement of the arts; he went with Lord Aberdeen to see the collection of M. Bonne Maison, Aberdeen will report to Lawrence, they also went to see Lawrence's portrait of Baron Gérard; he shares Lawrence's fears about the progress of the National Gallery, it will be hampered by lack of funds and lack of cooperation.