Documents associated with: frames, picture
Record 17 of 27
System Number: 05155
Date: 20 June 1893
Author: Alexander Reid
Repository: Glasgow University Library
Call Number: MS Whistler R54
Document Type: ALS
LA SOCIÉTÉ DES BEAUX-ARTS.
GLASGOW: 227 WEST GEORGE STREET
PARIS: 6 PLACE D'ANVERS.
20 June 1893.
Dear Mr Whistler.
Many thanks for your letter enclosing Mr. Heinneman's [sic] which I return. I am sorry to hear about the frames & also that the pictures are in such a bad condition. I think of course the Insurance Company is responsible especially as I understand there has been a very heavy rate charged
There should be no hesitation on the part of the Executive to have them put right & charged to the Insurance Company.
If you will take the trouble to write to Mr Ives & have this put right I think it would be admirable. The frames were all right & the surface of the pictures also when they left [p. 2] here & it was little use sending them at all if they are to be seen in a dilapidated condition.
I don't think I shall be in Paris again before September, as there is nothing to go for I mean no business (& I can't afford to go for pleasure.)
I trust - however - to have the pleasure of seeing yourself & Mrs Whistler some time in September & to find you both looking as well as you were when I saw you last month.
I suppose you have seen Moore's new Book? if not I shall send it you if you wish though I daresay you have seen all in it that refers to yourself.
Of paintings lent to World's Columbian Exposition, Department of Fine Arts, Chicago, 1893.
Moore, George, Modern Painting, London, 1893.