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"… at last [in] 1821 I had to paint a miniature of the Princess Sophia … it was for the Duke of York I believe. I ventured to make my picture really like though as favourable as truth would admit of, and I conclude it was on this account I did no more in that connection."

John Linnell’s Autobiographical notes, f.15
MS32-2000

 

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