Frederick Wedmore (1844-1921), writing in the Academy, praised Whistler's two upright pastels of lightly draped models. 1 Most critics appeared to think the pastels were figure studies although the Echo on 2 December 1885 mentioned two pastel 'seaside' sketches.
1: Wedmore, Frederick, 'The Society of British Artists', Academy, vol. 28, 19 December 1885, p. 417.
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