The Corresponence of James McNeil Whistler
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System Number: 02794
Date: [1878/April 1879?][1]
Author: Charles Augustus Howell[2]
Place: [London]
Recipient: [none]
Repository: Glasgow University Library
Call Number: MS Whistler LB 11/75/1
Document Type: AD

Original sketch[3] for "Portrait of Miss Connie Gilchrist"; "The Gold Girl: a harmony in Yellow and Gold."[4]

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1.  [1878/April 1879?]
Dated by reference to the portrait of Gilchrist, first exhibited in May 1879 at 3rd Summer Exhibition, Grosvenor Gallery, London, 1879 (see below).

2.  Charles Augustus Howell
Charles Augustus ('Owl') Howell (1840? - d.1890), entrepreneur [more].

3.  Original sketch
This note was written by C. A. Howell below an affixed sketch in the first of two albums of documents kept by him (see #02788). The sketch was later removed from the album, possibly by JW, and has not been located (see Sketch of 'Harmony in Yellow and Gold: The Gold Girl - Connie Gilchrist' (M.711); and #02791).

4.  'Portrait of Miss Connie Gilchrist ... Gold.'
Harmony in Yellow and Gold: The Gold Girl - Connie Gilchrist (YMSM 190).