UNIVERSITY of GLASGOW

The Corresponence of James McNeil Whistler

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Charles Oliver Bigg, ca 1835-??

Nationality: English
Date of Birth: 1835 ca
Place of Birth: Sunderland
Date of Death:
Place of Death:

Identity:

Charles Oliver Bigg may have known JW in the mid-seventies, since his name appears in an address book (#12714).

Life:

He was a member of the Arts Club, London, from 1880-1912; he 'was probably the member whose dress was the most carefully thought out. He was not unpopular, but was considered by many to hold himself loftily aloof'.

Bibliography:

Kelly's London Postal Directory, London; Records of the Arts Club.