was at table but the Prussian Minister, Colonel Mure, Monsignor Wiseman, and Lady Westmoreland, who, if not a very gentle person, is full of talent, spirit, and talk. . . .
Afterwards we went to Prince Massimo's, and took Anna with us, by special invitation, to see we knew not what.
It turned out to be a glass-blower, who made small articles with a good deal of neatness, and amused some children and grown people very well.
Such an exhibition would not have been thought very princely in Paris or London, nor very remarkable anywhere; but the good-nature of the Romans is satisfied with very small entertainment.
March 3.—. . . . . In the afternoon we went to Overbeck's atelier. . . . . He had little to show us, except the cartoon for a large picture, which is to be an allegory on art, and is full of his deep meanings.
I saw nothing, however, better than his Christ entering Jerusalem, the original of which I saw here almost twenty years ago, and which is now at Lubeck.