System Number: 05686
Date: 23 February 1892
Author: David Croal Thomson
Repository: Glasgow University Library
Call Number: MS Whistler T31
Document Type: ALS
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THE GOUPIL GALLERY
BOUSSOD, VALADON & CO.
116 & 117, NEW BOND STREET. W.
TELEGRAMS, - BOUSSOD, LONDON.
23 Feby. 1892.
Mr Alexander gives his consent for the Nocturne & the Miss Alexander. I called & saw Mrs Alexander.
I also saw Mr Graham Robertson & he consents to lend Miss Corder & the Valparaiso
Cards in hand will send you sketch.
[p. 2] Mr Louis Huth has called & after a little demur consented to lend his 'No. 3.'
Mr C. Flower - written to -
Mr Leathart - written to -
Mr Ionides promises to call -
Mdme Venturi - written to
Shannon - gone to America but we hope to get his picture. (His Mother very ill & he was wired for)
Grau. Seen him & stirred him up.
Everything generally in good order -
Kindly say which is the picture the P. M. G. got into trouble about. Very busy -
[stamped:] BOUSSOD VALADON & CO.
D. C Thomson
J McN. Whistler Eq
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1. David Croal Thomson
David Croal Thomson (1855-1930), art dealer [more]. He was organising JW's retrospective exhibition, Nocturnes, Marines and Chevalet Pieces, Boussod, Valadon & Cie, Goupil Gallery, London, 1892. This is a reply to JW's letter of 21 February (#08212).
2. Mr Alexander
William Cleverly Alexander (1840-1916), banker and patron [more].
Nocturne: Blue and Silver - Chelsea (YMSM 103).
4. Miss Alexander
Harmony in Grey and Green: Miss Cicely Alexander (YMSM 129).
5. Mrs Alexander
Rachel Agnes Alexander (b. ca 1837, m. 1861), née Lucas, wife of W. C. Alexander [more].
6. Mr Graham Robertson
Walford Graham Robertson (1867-1948), painter, designer and collector [more].
7. Miss Corder
Arrangement in Brown and Black: Portrait of Miss Rosa Corder (YMSM 203).
Crepuscule in Flesh Colour and Green: Valparaiso (YMSM 73).
9. Louis Huth
Louis Huth (1821-1905), collector [more], owned Symphony in White, No. 2: The Little White Girl (YMSM 52).
10. Mr C. Flower
Cyril Flower (1843-1907), barrister, Liberal MP, 1st Baron Battersea [more].
11. Mr Leathart
James Leathart (1820-1895), collector [more].
12. Mr Ionides
Alexander ('Aleco') Ionides (1840-1898), businessman [more].
13. Mdme Venturi
Emilie Venturi (d. 1893), née Ashurst, wife (1) of Sydney Hawkes, and (2) Carlo Venturi [more].
James Jebusa Shannon (1862-1923), genre and portrait painter [more], owned Blue and Silver: Trouville (YMSM 66).
Frederick H. Grau (d. 1894/1895), picture framer [more].
16. P. M. G.
Pall Mall Gazette, a London society newspaper.