System Number: 01161
Date: 25 October 1883
Author: Marcus Bourne Huish
Repository: Glasgow University Library
Call Number: MS Whistler F93
Document Type: ALS
THE FINE ART SOCIETY,
148, NEW BOND ST. W.
25 Octr 1883.
My dear Whistler.
I shall not be in Town again until the End of next week, but I will call upon you then if I do not see you in the mean time -
Marcus B Huish
[p. 2] "Celui qui vit sans folie n'est pas si sage qu'il
JW seems to have proposed another exhibition to Huish (see JW to M. B. Huish, #01162). Instead he transferred to Messrs Dowdeswell for 'Notes' - 'Harmonies' - 'Nocturnes', Messrs Dowdeswell, London, 1884.
3. see what ... do
Written at right-angles to the main text, in the left-hand margin.
4. Celui qui ... La Rochefoucault
Fr., he who lives without folly is not as wise as he thinks; from François de la Rochefoucauld, Maximes, 1665, 'Qui vit sans folie, n'est pas si sage qu'on croit'. This note is written in JW's hand.