Documents associated with: 6th Exhibition, Society of Portrait Painters, London, 1896
Record 3 of 4
System Number: 06832
Date: [9 November 1896?]
Recipient: Society of Portrait Painters
Repository: Glasgow University Library
Call Number: MS Whistler W821
Document Type: ALdS
"Rose and Silver - Portrait"
"A man is a d—d fool who gives more for a thing he can get for a smaller price"
".....But the picture is only twelve inches long, by six high. The face about the size of a sixpence".
J. McNeill Whistler
110. Rue du Bac -
[p. 2] 'whistler'
1. [9 November 1896?]
This is a draft or copy of a catalogue entry for 6th Exhibition, Society of Portrait Painters, London, 1896; see A. J. S. Wortley's reply on 10 November 1896, #07135. Although JW gave his Paris address he was almost certainly in London.
The paper has a mourning border.
Written in pencil in another hand.