The Corresponence of James McNeil Whistler
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System Number: 05492
Date: 10 February 1888
Author: Octave Maus[1]
Place: Brussels
Recipient: JW
Place: London
Repository: Glasgow University Library
Call Number: MS Whistler S137
Document Type: W

[telegraph form:]


[postmark:] CHELSEA - S. W. / FE 10 / 88

HANDED IN AT THE } Bruxells [sic] OFFICE AT 4.42 p.M., RECEIVED HERE AT } 5.26 p.M.

TO { Whistler
The Vale
Chelsea Ldn

All pictures[2] well


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1.  Octave Maus
Octave Maus (1856-1919), advocate, writer and art critic [more]. This is a reply to JW's telegram which Maus had received earlier in the day, #09239.

2.  pictures
JW sent eight works to the [Exhibition], Société des XX (Vingts), Brussels, 1888. They included Arrangement in Black and Brown: The Fur Jacket (YMSM 181), Nocturne: Black and Gold - The Fire Wheel (YMSM 169), and St.James's Place, Houndsditch (K.290). See also other correspondence dating from January and February 1888: JW to O. Maus, #09237, #09242, #09243, #05493 and Maus to JW, #05489, #05490) which documents the delayed arrival of The Fire Wheel.