The Corresponence of James McNeil Whistler
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System Number: 00530
Date: [16 December 1902][1]
Author: JW
Place: [London]
Recipient: Richard Albert Canfield[2]
Place: New York
Repository: Glasgow University Library
Call Number: MS Whistler C31
Document Type: MsWc[3]

Canfield 5 East 44 Street New York -

Cable detailed story Montesquiou purchase[4]. What refusals what sum irresistably [sic] accepted


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1.  [16 December 1902]
Dated by the copyist.

2.  Richard Albert Canfield
Richard Albert Canfield (1855-1914), gambler [more].

3.  MsWc
The copy is in Canfield's hand. It is accompanied by the note: 'Cablegram from Mr Whistler to Mr Canfield - Dec 16th 1902'.

4.  Montesquiou purchase
Comte Robert de Montesquiou-Fezensac (1855-1921), Symbolist writer and poet, and collector [more]. He had sold Arrangement in Black and Gold: Comte Robert de Montesquiou-Fezensac (YMSM 398) to Canfield.