The Corresponence of James McNeil Whistler
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System Number: 00014
Date: [6 May 1899][1]
Author: JW
Place: [Paris]
Recipient: Inez Addams[2]
Place: Paris
Repository: Glasgow University Library
Call Number: MS Whistler A14
Document Type: W[3]

[telegraph form:]

Dear Miss Bate -

You might bring the last papers[4], about "low tone", with you - in case they were wanted in London -

The man came for the pictures[5] all right - and I am greatly obliged to you -

With many thanks
Sincerely Yrs

J. McNeill Whistler

[p. 2] Mademoiselle Bate -
9. Rue des Fourneaux -
Escalier G. -
[postmark:] PARIS [80?] / R. DU BAC / 1E 6 / MAI / 99

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1.  6 May 1899
Dated from the postmark.

2.  W
A 'petit bleu', the Paris 'carte pneumatique'.

3.  last papers
JW wrote fair copies of his Propositions and had lithographic copies made to be hung on the walls of the Académie Carmen, the Paris atelier operated by Carmen Rossi, model, proprietess of the Académie Carmen [more], from 1898-1901. Proposition No. 2 includes his statement that flesh was actually 'low in tone' (see #06826).

4.  Inez Addams
Inez Eleanor Addams (fl. 1898-1927), née Bate, painter [more]. Addams was one of the first students at the Academie Carmen and became the studio massière.

5.  pictures
Possibly for the 2nd Exhibition, Pictures, Drawings, Prints and Sculptures, International Society of Sculptors, Painters and Gravers, London, 1899.