Documents associated with: oil painting, display
Record 57 of 64
[...] I have just received your note, and write in great haste, an immediate line to say that I know nothing whatever of a 'Servant Girl of Arran'!!
I have little doubt that it is a forgery like others of late.
Therefore certainly I can give no permission to exhibit it as my work until I see it. [...]
1. [7 January 1897]
In the publication (see below) this letter is described as dating from 'Paris, 7. Jan., 1897', this possibly being information taken from a postmark.
2. [gallery owner]
The content of this letter indicates that it was written to either a gallery owner auctioneer or exhibiting society - it is not stated which one.
Published in an unknown sale catalogue: Glasgow University Library, Whistler PC21, p. 76 (cat. no. 1005) and described as having been signed, '2pp., oblong 8vo.', for sale at £6.6s.