Same wonderful weather ― but cold.
Rose ― 7.30 ― better but unwell.
At 9. Sir H.J. Storks (& Straham) came. It was a pleasant show the 60 drawings to him ― real interest & intelligence. Moreover he bought 2. ― so 12 out of the 60 are gone.
Wrote to sundry ― asking them to come. The Pigotts wrote later ― disclaiming all idea of purchasing drawings.
Worked at the P. Pelissier piny ponderous perilous painting.
A case came ― by the [Tibor]: containing some frames ― & a ridiculous lot of panels.
Later ― Hoggs of the Engineers.
Did not go out.
Dined at 6.45. ――
Penned out (Virò drawings ―) 8 to 10.30.
G. gone to Kastrades.
Placed many of the smaller drawings in frames.
[Transcribed by Marco Graziosi from Houghton Library, Harvard University, MS Eng. 797.3. Image.]