Pen and brown ink on blue wove paper, with embossed printing
"c/o Millar (?)" in brown ink at upper right; FELDEN, / BOXMOOR, / HERTS." in black letterpress at upper right; "Sep 21.94 / Dear Harrison (we'll drop the / Mr. if you don't mind - 2 confrerès) / Thanks for your letter. I / shall highly value the etchings / Helleu is going to be kind enough / to give me. I feel sure I shall / admire them as you do - even / more than we both admire / the August personage you mention + / whom we left in Whitby yesterday morning - We reached this very pleasant abode last night / With kindest regards / Yours very sincerely / George du Maurier" in brown ink on right and upper left sides of folded sheet; a pen and ink drawing at left, below signature
162 × 192 mm (sheet)
Gift of Walter S. Brewster
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Eric Denker, In Pursuit of the Butterfly, Portraits of James McNeill Whistler (Washington, DC, 1995), fig. 3:42
Meg Hausberg and Victoria Sancho Lobis. Whistler and Roussel: Linked Visions. Department of Publishing of The Art Institute of Chicago, 2015 (https://publications.artic.edu/whistler/reader/linkedvisions ; Accessed August 24, 2015), Checklist para. 13, cat. 12.4 (ill.).
Washington, DC; National Portrait Gallery, “In Pursuit of the Butterfly: Portraits of James McNeill Whistler”, from 4/7 - 8/13/1995.
The Art Institute of Chicago, “Whistler and Roussel: Linked Visions,” June 20-September 27, 2015, Checklist para. 13, cat. 12.4 (ill.).
Walter Stanton Brewster (1872-1954, Lugt Suppl., 2651 a-b), Chicago; given to the Art Institute, February 1933.
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