The Corresponence of James McNeil Whistler
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System Number: 06071
Date: [15/22 July 1891][1]
Author: JW
Place: [London]
Recipient: George Frederick Watts[2]
Place: [London]
Repository: Glasgow University Library
Call Number: MS Whistler W68
Document Type: ALdS

Dear Mr. Watts -

I am much touched to find, on my return from a long absence, your most kind and charming letter[3] -

Approval or acknowledgment of any kind I am here but little prepared for - you may therefore imagine the deep pleasure this flattering & warm expression of sympathy from a confrère so greatly distinguished as yourself has given me -

J McN Whistler

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1.  [15/22 July 1891]
This is a reply to Watts' letter of 14 July 1891, #06070. This is a draft of #10074, and is identical in content, although the final letter is on JW's headed notepaper, '21, CHEYNE WALK, CHELSEA'.

2.  George Frederick Watts
George Frederick Watts (1817-1904), painter and sculptor [more].

3.  letter
See G. F. Watts to JW, #06070. In this letter, Watts had praised JW's Arrangement in Grey and Black: Portrait of the Painter's Mother (YMSM 101).