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/4/8 Wm. Etty, Casa di Signor D'Orville, British Vice Consul, Venice to Sir Thomas Lawrence, Russell Square 26 Mar 1822
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TitleWm. Etty, Casa di Signor D'Orville, British Vice Consul, Venice to Sir Thomas Lawrence, Russell Square
Date26 Mar 1822
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Content DescriptionHe came to Venice intending to stay ten days and has been there now four months; he analyses the historic and contemporary Venetian schools and is pleased with the facilities at the Academy there; he is not impressed by the works of Camuccini; his contribution to Canova's monument has impressed the Venetians; his picture of the King is so popular that applcations to copy from it ("to attain the new manner") are being restricted; he suggests Lawrence must have nearly finished his Academy and he can't help complaining of how he has been placed in the exhibitions "by the floor"; he has been admiring works by Tintoretto, Paolo Veronese and Titian; he wishes to be remember to Mr. Fuseli.