The Corresponence of James McNeil Whistler
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System Number: 00729
Date: 8 February 1899
Author: JW
Place: Paris
Recipient: John James Cowan[1]
Place: [Murrayfield]
Repository: Glasgow University Library
Call Number: MS Whistler C230
Document Type: ALS[2]

110. Rue du Bac -

Received from Mr. J. J. Cowan, £300 - making, with previous sum paid, the total £930 -, in complete payment for the two pictures delivered - viz:

"Chelsea Nocturne - Gold & Grey[3]" - and [p. 2] "Gold & Brown - little Lillie[4]"

J McNeill Whistler


Feb. 8. 1899.

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1.  John James Cowan
John James Cowan (1846-1936), paper manufacturer and collector [more]. Cowan offered to buy the pictures on 8 April 1898 (see J. J. Cowan to JW, #00726).

2.  ALS
The paper has a deep mourning border.

3.  Chelsea Nocturne - Gold & Grey
Nocturne: Grey and Gold - Chelsea Snow (YMSM 174).

4.  Gold & Brown - little Lillie
Brown and Gold: Lillie 'In our Alley!' (YMSM 464).