System Number: 13817
Date: [31 March 1897]
Author: Charles Lang Freer
Repository: Freer Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.
Call Number: FGA Letterpress Book 4
Credit Line: Charles Lang Freer Papers, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C.: Gift of the Estate of Charles Lang Freer
Document Type: TWc
KINDLY ADVISE WHAT AMOUNT TO SEND YOU FOR "NOCTURNE" RECEIVED. CAN YOU FORWARD "BLUE GIRL" AND PASTEL TO REACH ME BEFORE APRIL FIFTEENTH AND SAVE ME TWENTY FIVE PER CENT. DUTY?
CHG. C. L. FREER.
1. [31 March 1897]
Dated from the postmark.
Published in Merrill, Linda, With Kindest Regards. The Correspondence of Charles Lang Freer and James McNeill Whistler, 1890-1903, Washington and London, 1995, no. 30, p. 115. According to the FGA letter press book it was sent to JW at his studio address at 8 Fitzroy Street, London.
4. Blue Girl
JW had received Nocturne in Black and Gold: Entrance to Southampton Water (YMSM 179), and was still waiting for Harmony in Blue and Gold: The Little Blue Girl (YMSM 421), and A Violet Note (M.1395).