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The Corresponence of James McNeil Whistler
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System Number: 03181
Date: [November 1892 / 10 January 1893?][1]
Author: JW
Place: [Paris]
Recipient: Edwin Austin Abbey[2]
Place: [London]
Repository: Glasgow University Library
Call Number: MS Whistler LB 4/230-231/1
Document Type: MsD[3]


La Dame au Brodequin Jaune.  
The Furred Jacket.
La Princesse du Pays de la Porcelaine. (Promised)
  Alexander Reid[4] Esq.
227. West George Street
Glasgow.
The Carlyle[5]. Corporation of Glasgow.
Valparaiso. Graham Robertson[6] Esq.
23. Rutland Gate.
Lady Meux - Lady Meux[7]
41. Park Lane.
"Little White Girl". Gerald Potter[8]. Esq.
The Blue Wave. 2. Ennismore Gardens.
Kensington.
Nocturne Valparaiso - Sir John Day[9].
25. Collingham Gardens.
(Promised)    S. W.
"The Pool" Mrs G. W. Hutton[10].
938. Hollins Street.
Baltimore.
Nocturne in Blue & Silver - Mrs Leyland[11].
4. Hans Place
London. S. W.
Blue Sea. Trouville. J. J. Shannon[12]. Esq.
Alexander Studio
Alfred Place.
South Kensington
"The Balcony" Mr Freer[13]. Detroit.
(Promised.)
"Westminster Bridge" E. G. Kennedy[14] Esq.
Battersea Reach. New York.
(promised)
"The Falling Rocket" S. Untermeyer[15] Esq.
New York.
(Promised).

 

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"Symphony in White - No. 3." Louis Huth[16] Esq.
Possingworth
Cross in Hand
Hawkhurst.
England.
"Miss Alexander" W. Alexander[17] Esq.
"Nocturne" Aubrey House
Aubrey Road.
Campden Hill.
Kensington.
"Battersea Bridge" Alexander Ionides[18].
Holland Park.
W. London.

 


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Notes:

1.  [November 1892 / 10 January 1893?]
This list is related to, and dates from after, #09694 and #09699, and relates to loans for World's Columbian Exposition, Department of Fine Arts, Chicago, 1893.

2.  Edwin Austin Abbey
Edwin Austin Abbey (1852-1911), painter and illustrator [more]. The list may be the one enclosed with #03183.

3.  MsD
Copied by Rosalind Birnie Philip (1873-1958), JW's sister-in-law [more]. Note in left margin reads: 'List of pictures in Trixie's writing', i.e. Beatrix Whistler.

4.  Alexander Reid
Alexander Reid (1854-1936), Glasgow dealer [more], owned Portrait of Lady Archibald Campbell in Court Dress (YMSM 240), Arrangement in Black and Brown: The Fur Jacket (YMSM 181) and La Princesse du pays de la porcelaine (YMSM 50).

5.  Carlyle
Arrangement in Grey and Black, No. 2: Portrait of Thomas Carlyle (YMSM 137).

6.  Graham Robertson
Walford Graham Robertson (1867-1948), painter, designer and collector [more], owned Arrangement in Brown and Black: Portrait of Miss Rosa Corder (YMSM 203) and Crepuscule in Flesh Colour and Green: Valparaiso (YMSM 73).

7.  Lady Meux
Lady Valerie Susan ('Susie') Meux (1847-1910), née Langdon, collector and patroness [more], owned Harmony in Pink and Grey: Portrait of Lady Meux (YMSM 229).

8.  Gerald Potter
John Gerald Potter (1829-1908), wallpaper manufacturer and patron [more], owned Blue and Silver: Blue Wave, Biarritz (YMSM 41) and Symphony in White, No. 2: The Little White Girl (YMSM 52).

9.  Sir John Day
Sir John Charles Sigismund Day (1826-1908), QC, collector [more], owned Nocturne in Blue and Gold: Valparaiso Bay (YMSM 76).

10.  Mrs G. W. Hutton
Celeste Marguerite Winans (1855-1916), later Mrs Hutton, daughter of T. and C. Winans [more], owned Wapping (YMSM 35).

11.  Mrs Leyland
Frances Leyland (1836-1910), née Dawson [more], owned Nocturne in Blue and Silver (YMSM 113).

12.  J. J. Shannon
James Jebusa Shannon (1862-1923), genre and portrait painter [more], owned Blue and Silver: Trouville (YMSM 66).

13.  Mr Freer
Charles Lang Freer (1856-1919), industrialist, collector and founder of the Freer Gallery of Art [more], owned Variations in Flesh Colour and Green: The Balcony (YMSM 56).

14.  E. G. Kennedy
Edward Guthrie Kennedy (1849-1932), dealer with H. Wunderlich and Co., New York [more], had recently bought The Last of Old Westminster (YMSM 39) and Battersea Reach (YMSM 45).

15.  S. Untermeyer
Samuel Untermyer (1858-1940), lawyer, capitalist and philanthropist [more], owned Nocturne in Black and Gold: The Falling Rocket (YMSM 170).

16.  Louis Huth
Louis Huth (1821-1905), collector [more], owned Symphony in White, No. 3 (YMSM 61).

17.  W. Alexander
William Cleverly Alexander (1840-1916), banker and patron [more], owned Harmony in Grey and Green: Miss Cicely Alexander (YMSM 129) and Nocturne: Blue and Silver - Chelsea (YMSM 103).

18.  Alexander Ionides
Alexander ('Aleco') Ionides (1840-1898), businessman [more], owned Brown and Silver: Old Battersea Bridge (YMSM 33).