UNIVERSITY of GLASGOW

The Corresponence of James McNeil Whistler
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System Number: 04075
Date: 2 December 1892
Author: Valerie Meux[1]
Place: London
Recipient: JW
Place: [Paris]
Repository: Glasgow University Library
Call Number: MS Whistler M345
Document Type: ALS


41, PARK LANE,
W.

Dec 2nd 1892

Dear Mr Whistler

Sir Henry[2] writes that I may lend you the picture[3]; & I do hope you will impress on the people who fetch it away not [p. 2] to damage the walls or the frame of the picture, as last time the frame of the picture was so damaged that I had to have it reframed, I mean [p. 3] the pink picture[4].

I fear you will never have the pleasure of painting me again now that you are not in England, as when in Paris I spend all my time at [p. 4] the dressmakers.

I shall come over at the beginning of the New Year for some new frocks; & shall then look you up.

With kind regards,
Yrs Sincerely

V. B. Meux


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Notes:

1.  Valerie Meux
Lady Valerie Susan ('Susie') Meux (1847-1910), née Langdon, collector and patroness [more].

2.  Sir Henry
Sir Henry Bruce Meux (1857-1900), 3rd Baronet, brewer and patron [more].

3.  picture
Probably Harmony in Pink and Grey: Portrait of Lady Meux (YMSM 229).

4.  pink picture
Harmony in Pink and Grey: Portrait of Lady Meux (YMSM 229).