Documents associated with: pastel, framing
Record 4 of 4
'July 18th 98.'
Meanwhile you ought to get off -
But my dear Major immediately I want you to take to Goupils that they pack up & send [p. 2] a little pastel that is or used to be in the closet in the Hall - with broken glass or frame - Let Goupils put new glass - and send it to their house here for me -
You might write a line to Mr. Marchant - Director Goupil Galleries 5. Regent Street - telling him that you [p. 3] send
for a at my wish this little pastel, which I will beg he will deliver with great care to Mr. William Webb -
39. New Bond Street -
Give Carmen the 15fs she wants - and say she can go to the campagne at present as she proposes - but she must come back when I want her -
With best wish to your Mama & yourself
the General -
I send your cheque before you ask -
Write here and acknowledge - also send letters - they will be forwarded -
'JULY 18th 1898'à
aux soins de
Monsieur McNeill Whistler
110. Rue du Bac -
POSTAGE & REVENUE/ 2 1/2d
LONDON / 12.15 AM / JY18 / 98
1. [18 July 1898]
Dated from the postmark. The date was also written by an unknown hand on letter and envelope.
Sentence written in left margin at right angles to the main text.
5. red landscape
JW had complained in a previous letter: 'the roads are all red! which with the green hills is a shocking business - and the people have spoiled their cottages by daubing them all over a sort of dull drabb red too!' (#04735).
Goupil Gallery, art dealers in Paris and London.
10. sketch of pastel
Almost certainly Study for 'Harmony in Grey and Peach Colour' (M.469), which is the same as The White Girl (M.471). The drawing in this letter is not in MacDonald, Margaret F., James McNeill Whistler. Drawings, Pastels and Watercolours. A Catalogue Raisonné, New Haven and London, 1995.