UNIVERSITY of GLASGOW

The Corresponence of James McNeil Whistler
Home > On-line Edition > Transcription/Database Record

the on-line edition

System Number: 13065
Date: 4 March 1890
Author: JW
Place: [London]
Recipient: Charles Lang Freer[1]
Place: Detroit
Repository: Glasgow University Library
Call Number: MS Whistler NB 1/91/1
Document Type: MsD[2]


'91'[3] Charles L Freer, Detroit Michigan March 4 1890
March 4 1890 - Nocturne (Dancinge Saloon House.) Amsterdam[4]  15 15 0
- The Balcony - "  15 15 0
- Long Houses. (The Dyers) "  15 15 0
- Square Houses, "  12 12 0
- Royen Gracht (The Steps) "  12 12 0
- The Pierrot "  15 15 0
- The Mill - First State "      
The- The Palmer Gracht Bridge Amsterdam      
- Zandaam,  10 10 0
+ The little Drawbridge - Amsterdam,  10 10 0
Pastel - - {Girl leaning on balcony - Blue Draperies - Guineas  47 -      
{Harmony in Blue and Violet.[5]      
Received - Mar 4. '90       £ 180  12  0 

 


This document is protected by copyright.


Notes:

1.  Charles Lang Freer
Charles Lang Freer (1856-1919), industrialist, collector and founder of the Freer Gallery of Art [more].

2.  MsD
Written by Beatrix Whistler (1857-1896), née Beatrice Philip, artist [more]. The final total is double underlined.

3.  '91'
Printed page number.

4.  Amsterdam
The etchings - Nocturne: Dance House (K.408), Balcony, Amsterdam (K.405), Long House - Dyer's - Amsterdam (K.406), Square House, Amsterdam (K.404), Steps, Amsterdam (K.403), Pierrot (K.407), The Mill (K.413), Bridge, Amsterdam (K.409), Zaandam (K.416) and Little Drawbridge, Amsterdam (K.412) - are from 'Holland set', 1889 (K.402-416) (excat 10). This list helps to identify the sets of etchings in Amsterdam, which included the Royan Gracht and the Palmer Gracht. See Heijbroek, J. F. and Margaret F. MacDonald, Whistler and Holland, Zwolle and Amsterdam, 1997.

5.  Harmony in Blue and Violet.
Harmony in Blue and Violet (M.1076).