Documents associated with: Wyndham, Percy
Record 13 of 17
System Number: 08212
Date: 21 February 
Recipient: David Croal Thomson
Repository: Library of Congress
Call Number: Manuscript Division, Pennell-Whistler Collection, PWC 3
Document Type: ALS
[date stamp:] GOUPIL & COMPANY
22 FEB. 92
[SUCCESSORS BOUSSOD VALADON & CO.]
33. Rue de Tournon - Paris -
Sunday, Feb. 21.
Dear Sir -
Yours received -
Louis Huth - (May Fair - and country place where his pictures are I forget just now - City place, Tokenhouse Yard -) Write and borrow his "Symphony in White No. 3." -
Peter Taylor. M. P. (late) - What about the sea piece? Have you got it from Brighton - If not call upon Madame Venturi. Carlyle Cottage, King's Road Chelsea -
(just past opposite Paulton Square, and beg her to intercede with Mrs Taylor - The picture which is very dirty should go at once to Richards to be cleaned & varnished - Frame in very bad state I fear - Grau had better see what can be done - he might find a larger frame in my studio that would cut down to it - the old frame of Carlyle, or the one of my Mother, would do, regilded - -
[p. 2] Leathard - or Leathardt - in Newcastle - Something to do with lead works - an old buyer of Rossetti, Madox Brown and so on - He has beautiful picture of mine - Write and borrow: "The Lange Leizen," a girl in Japanese dress painting a vase - . Get and send to Richards to clean & varnish -
Madame Venturi - (Carlyle Cottage) Forgot to say borrow little "Chelsea in ice."
Shannon. Have you got his picture? Sea piece -
Date - Fix as late as possible - because wish all pictures to be in good condition - properly framed & glazed - Don't trouble owners upon the frame question - Stir up Grau - of course he cannot put new frames on every thing - but what he is doing, he requires much pushing -
Wyndham. (Belgrave Square). I have written myself as you told me you had heard nothing -
J McN. Whistler.
1. David Croal Thomson
David Croal Thomson (1855-1930), art dealer [more]. Thomson was organising JW's major retrospective exhibition Nocturnes, Marines and Chevalet Pieces, Boussod, Valadon & Cie, Goupil Gallery, London, 1892.
'8 B' was written at top right and '8' at bottom right of p. 1, in an unknown hand. Notes by Thomson are interspersed throughout JW's letter.
Written at intervals in the left margin, probably by D. C. Thomson.
Nocturnes, Marines and Chevalet Pieces, Boussod, Valadon & Cie, Goupil Gallery, London, 1892 opened on 19 March.