Documents associated with: 62nd Annual Exhibition, v, London, 1885
Record 8 of 12
If you only knew how really I have been engulfed in this exhibition business you would forgive!
Here is a card for Saturday. If you have one already, send it back - but I shall certainly not forgive you if you don't come.
1. [10 June 1885?]
After 10 June 1885, the date of the Sickerts' marriage (see note below).
Published in Jopling, Louise, Twenty Years of My Life, 1867 to 1887, London, 1925, p. 227.
Perhaps an allusion to recent exhibitions to which JW sent works, such as 62nd Annual Exhibition, Society of British Artists, London, 1885, and 103rd exhibition, Ouvrages de peinture, sculpture, architecture, gravure et lithographie des artistes vivants, Palais des Champs Elysées, Paris, 1885. The SBA exhibition held its Private View on 18 April and the Salon opened on 1 May.
Jopling etched a portrait of Sickert (see Jopling 1925, op. cit.).