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Sir Charles Lock Eastlake (1793-1865)

Letter from Sir Charles Eastlake to Colonel Charles Phipps concerning a portrait of the Marquis of Mantua attributed to Raphael by Passavant, enclosing a sketch of it. 25 May 1857

Loose manuscript papers; mounted | 1 document (6 pages) (whole object) | RA VIC/ADDA10/85/14, 14a

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(14) Eastlake says that he is writing to Phipps in the absence of Dr. Becker. He has traced the portrait of the Marquis of Mantua mentioned by Passavant as belonging to Mr Gray; it is now owned by Mr Lucy of Charlecote. It is evidently the same as the one mentioned in Charles I's catalogue. (14a) He describes the painting, which he doubts is by Raphael, and encloses a pen sketch of it indicating colours and giving approximate measurements. He adds that Dr. Waagen is staying with him and says that Mr Harzen of Hamburg is in London and ready to show the Prince Consort the drawings he is interested in.
  • Creator(s)

    Sir Charles Lock Eastlake (1793-1865) (writer)

    Sir Charles Beaumont Phipps (1801-66) (addressee)

  • 1 document (6 pages) (whole object)

  • Object type(s)
      • printed & manuscript material
        • documents
          • correspondence
  • Place of Production
    Fitzroy House [London]