The Corresponence of James McNeil Whistler
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System Number: 00721
Date: 29 December 1896
Author: JW
Place: London
Recipient: John James Cowan[1]
Place: [Edinburgh]
Repository: Glasgow University Library
Call Number: MS Whistler C222
Document Type: ALS[2]

Received from J. J. Cowan Esq,

one hundred guineas, £105, for Water colour:

"Rose & Pink[3], the Mother's Sleep."

J. McNeill Whistler -


Dec. 29. 1896

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1.  John James Cowan
John James Cowan (1846-1936), paper manufacturer and collector [more].

2.  ALS
The sheet has a mourning border.

3.  Rose & Pink
Rose and Pink - the Mother's sleep (M.1300). JW sent the picture up from London on 14 December (see JW to J. J. Cowan, #00720).