Documents associated with: oil painting, display
Record 58 of 64
System Number: 08423
Date: [24/30 March 1897]
Recipient: David Croal Thomson
Repository: Library of Congress
Call Number: Manuscript Division, Pennell-Whistler Collection, PWC
Document Type: ALS
Dear Mr. Thomson -
I hope you have arranged to send over the two little pictures today - It would of course save me lots of trouble - Only they would have to be addressed to your house in Paris - so that they might go immediately to them - and then tomorrow or Saturday they would be [p. 2] instructed to take them on to the Rue du Bac - No. 110 as you know - Of all this they would have to be carefully advised by you today -
Kindly send me word (a line) by bearer that all this is right - and that I need have no anxiety further -
Nothing at all must be said about the Champ de Mars - for I want nothing to go there until I take them myself -
J McNeill Whistler
D. C. Thomson. Esq
5. Regent Street.
If absent, to be opened -
Written on deep bordered mourning paper. The number '28A' is written in another hand in red ink in the top left corner, and the pencil note '193' at the lower right of p. 1, and likewise on the envelope.
4. two little pictures
Presumably two of the three pictures that JW exhibited at the 7th Exhibition, Société Nationale des Beaux-Arts, Paris, 1897 (cat nos. 1257-59). These were Rose and Brown: The Philosopher (YMSM 472), Nocturne: Bleu et or (YMSM 150), and possibly Green and Gold: A Shop in Calais (YMSM 474).
JW's house in Paris .