January
Goes to work at the Holloway & Sons gallery at 25 Bedford Street, London, which has been taken over by Goupil’s.

January-February
Visits the Annual Winter Exhibition of Old Masters at the Royal Academy.

February
Compiles a scrapbook for Theo of poems and prose fragments by Heine, Uhland, Sainte-Beuve, Carlyle, Michelet and Goethe, among others.