The Mary Hamilton Papers : Letter from Sir William Hamilton to Mary Hamilton

Hamilton, William, Sir

The Mary Hamilton Papers

<p style='text-align: justify;'>Letter from Sir William Hamilton to Mary Hamilton. He sends a couple of his art works, the head of Jupiter and the ‘Sulphur of the damaged Piombino Augustus with the name of Dioscorides thereon, proving plainly that The Augustus is the work of the same celebrated Artist’. He asks his niece to show them to the Duchess of Portland and he will visit the Duchess later that day. He writes of his hopes that the business of selling his art will be completed soon. He also notes that Cipriani [Giovanni Battista Cipriani (1727-1785), decorative painter and draughtsman] is to make a drawing of the vase.</p>

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