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The Corresponence of James McNeil Whistler

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Documents associated with: 2nd Exhibition, Pictures, Drawings, Prints and Sculptures, International Society of Sculptors, Painters and Gravers, London, 1899
Record 23 of 54

System Number: 11289
Date: [1/8 May 1899][1]
Author: JW
Place: [London]
Recipient: William Heinemann[2]
Place: [London]
Repository: Library of Congress
Call Number: Manuscript Division, Pennell-Whistler Collection, PWC 11/965
Document Type: TLc


Also in a terrible rush! - Have accepted invitation from Lavery[3] to stay with him - Of course will come with delight dinner [sic] but bringing pictures with me must go to the Exhibition[4] with them first. Dinner better be sort of supper nearer 9 than 8.

With apologies to Mrs Heinemann[5]
Always

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Notes:

1.  [1/8 May 1899]
Dated from the references to the International Society of Sculptors Painters and Gravers and to Mrs Heinemann (see below).

2.  William Heinemann
William Heinemann (1863-1920), publisher [more].

3.  Lavery
John Lavery (1856-1941), painter [more], Vice-President of the ISSPG.

4.  Exhibition
At the 2nd Exhibition, Pictures, Drawings, Prints and Sculptures, International Society of Sculptors, Painters and Gravers, London, 1899, JW exhibited several works including Rose and Gold: The Little Lady Sophie of Soho (YMSM 504).

5.  Mrs Heinemann
Magda Stuart Heinemann (m. 1899), née Sindici, pseudonym 'Kassandra Vivaria', writer [more], married William Heinemann on 22 February 1899.