Letter from L. Crist Delmonico to Henry Clay Frick, 27 October 1895
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In red ink, top right corner of page Red Book folio 37.
L. CRIST DELMONICO
166 FIFTH AVENUE
CABLE ADDRESS: BYTINGS, NEWYORK
New York, October 27 1895.
H. C. Frick Esq.
We beg to say that we shipped today by Adams Exp. one case containing the Claude Monet, as ordered. A crystal plate is packed in the bottom of the case.
This painting represents a view of Argenteuil (near Paris) on a very bright day of early spring. Since the picture was painted in 1873, the whole landscape has changed very much. Railroads, new buildings etc. were