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The Corresponence of James McNeil Whistler
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System Number: 00531
Date: [17 December 1902][1]
Author: Richard Albert Canfield[2]
Place: [Providence, RI]
Recipient: JW
Place: [London]
Repository: Glasgow University Library
Call Number: MS Whistler C32
Document Type: AWc[3]


Seligman[4] Paris paid Montesquiou[5] sixty-thousand francs. I paid him commission ten per cent.


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Notes:

1.  [17 December 1902]
Dated by the copyist.

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

3.  AWc
Written in Canfield's hand and accompanied by the note: 'Cablegram from Mr Canfield Providence (RI) Dec 17 - 1902 8-14 AM to Mr Whistler -' These pages contain copies of the correspondence between JW and Canfield, #00529; #00530; #00531; #00532.

4.  Seligman
Arnold Seligmann, art dealer in the Place Vendôme, Paris.

5.  Montesquiou
Comte Robert de Montesquiou-Fezensac (1855-1921), Symbolist writer and poet, and collector [more]. Canfield had just purchased Arrangement in Black and Gold: Comte Robert de Montesquiou-Fezensac (YMSM 398) from the sitter for 60,000 francs. See also R. Canfield to JW, #00530.