Documents associated with: Winter Exhibition, Society of British Artists, London, 1886-1887
Record 2 of 23
System Number: 03322
Date: [May/June 1886?]
Recipient: Gertrude Elizabeth Campbell
Repository: Glasgow University Library
Call Number: MS Whistler LB 5/140/1
Document Type: MsLc
You are of course Splendid! - & of the "Amazing" -
To be understood by you is my delight! - to do beautiful things with you is my ambition -
I have a plan! -
Envelope:The Lady Colin Campbell.
2 Victoria Mansions.
1. [May/June 1886?]
Dated from probable reference to portrait (see below).
2. Gertrude Elizabeth Campbell
Gertrude Elizabeth Campbell (1857-1911), née Blood, Lady Colin Campbell, writer, art critic and amateur artist [more]. JW's 'plan' may have been a proposal to paint her portrait as she posed for him during the summer and autumn of 1886. The completed work, Harmony in White and Ivory: Portrait of Lady Colin Campbell (YMSM 354), was exhibited at the Winter Exhibition, Society of British Artists, London, 1886-1887, (cat. no. 259).