The Corresponence of James McNeil Whistler

return to search results

Documents associated with: 'Notes' - 'Harmonies' - 'Nocturnes', Second Series, Messrs Dowdeswell, London, 1886
Record 33 of 54

System Number: 09370
Date: 29 April [1886][1]
Author: JW
Place: [London]
Recipient: Dr Pocock[2]
Place: [London?]
Repository: Published
Document Type: PLfc[3]

['admission card to a private view of his paintings at a New Bond St. gallery on April 29']

Dr Pocock and friend

This document is protected by copyright.


1.  29 April [1886]
Year dated from the reference to a private view (see below).

2.  Dr Pocock
Possibly Frederick Ernest Pocock, MD, surgeon [more]. This is an invitation to the preview of JW's solo exhibition, 'Notes' - 'Harmonies' - 'Nocturnes', Second Series, Messrs Dowdeswell, London, 1886 (see #09509 for a similar card). The works included 75 oils, watercolours, pastels and drawings and a catalogue designed by JW. The gallery was decorated in a scheme of brown and gold.

3.  PLfc
Partial text taken from a sale catalogue, Emily Driscoll, Shepherdstown, VA, cat. 30, April 1976 (cat. no. 146) $35, described as 'Printed Card with 4 words in his hand.'