Documents associated with: oil painting, sales
Record 16 of 135
System Number: 10922
Date: [2 March 1889?]
Recipient: Henry Graves and Co.
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
Call Number: f MS A 1412
Credit Line: Published by permission of the Houghton Library, Harvard University
Document Type: ADS
Nocturne in Black & Gold No 2 -
The Firewheel - : 400
Arrangement in Black No. : 350 -
J. McN. Whistler
The paintings referred to are Nocturne: Black and Gold - The Fire Wheel (YMSM 169), Nocturne in Black and Gold: The Falling Rocket (YMSM 170), and probably Arrangement in Black and Brown: The Fur Jacket (YMSM 181). The Falling Rocket was targetted in Ruskin, John, 'Letter the Seventy-ninth' Fors Clavigera, 2 July 1877, pp. 181-213. At least two of these paintings were surety for loans to JW by Graves and Co.