Documents associated with: Art and Art Critics
Record 8 of 35
System Number: 00543
Date: [24 December 1878/January 1879]
Recipient: Joseph William Comyns Carr
Repository: Glasgow University Library
Call Number: MS Whistler C44
Document Type: ALS
[roundel with head of Leonardo]
Ah ha! so you are the first one I have brought down! - je m'en vante mon ami Jo, and you can fancy the pride with which I fasten your scalp to my belt! - You die hard though Joseph! and curse my future with your last cry -
1. [24 December 1878/January 1879]
This is a reply to J. W. Comyns Carr to JW, #00542. Dated from reference to JW's pamphlet Whistler v. Ruskin: Art & Art Critics, published on 24 December 1878 in the aftermath of Whistler v Ruskin, his libel suit against John Ruskin (1819-1900), critic, social reformer and artist [more].
The letterhead (including address) is embossed.
4. je m'en vante mon ami Jo
Fr., I am proud of it my friend Jo.