|Dates of Creation||1863/04/24|
|Scope & Content||
308 Lexington Avenue
April 24th 1863
My dear Niece-I attended a sale of oil paintings (private collection) this evening-Cherries by George H. [ ] brought 50.00. It was a small a white cup upset and the
~[ ] running out-Landscape, Twilight after a Storm-by P. E. Church Small picture, Sold for $610.00. At sale of Halls paintings-evening of the 15th Inst a bunch of Currants brought $150.00-& three peaches [ ]. The collection, 100 paintings ,brought $7,000.00.-the frames not included so you perceive the art of painting is looking up- Please let me know by mail if brother John has made you an oil-lf not, & you desire a portrait such ns .you saw at my portable Studio. - I will send it to you as soon as I have finished painting in this City
My love to all-
WM. S. MOUNT.