Documents associated with: 103rd exhibition, Ouvrages de peinture, sculpture, architecture, gravure et lithographie des artistes vivants, Palais des Champs Elysées, Paris, 1885
Record 9 of 15
[...] I am charmed, dear Mrs. Bacon, to know that your friends so really sympathized with the work in my studio - You ask me what I would paint a portrait for? - I should charge for a full length picture like the one of Lady Archibald Campbell, 600. guineas. - and for a head and shoulders or bust 250. gs [...]
1. [May 1885/1887?]
The letter probably dates from the period after the completion or exhibition of the portrait (see below).
2. Mrs Bacon
Mrs Bacon, a social acquaintance of JW.
Published in Lion Heart Autographs, New York, Catalogue 29, 21 September 1994, item 102, p. 95, priced at $775. The original has not been located.
4. Lady Archibald Campbell
Janey Sevilla Campbell (ca 1846 - d.1923), née Callander, Lady Archibald Campbell [more], posed from about 1882 for Arrangement in Black: La Dame au brodequin jaune - Portrait of Lady Archibald Campbell (YMSM 242), which was eventually sent to 103rd exhibition, Ouvrages de peinture, sculpture, architecture, gravure et lithographie des artistes vivants, Palais des Champs Elysées, Paris, 1885.