The Corresponence of James McNeil Whistler
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System Number: 06832
Date: [9 November 1896?][1]
Author: JW
Place: [London]
Recipient: Society of Portrait Painters
Place: [London]
Repository: Glasgow University Library
Call Number: MS Whistler W821
Document Type: ALdS[2]

"Rose and Silver[3] - Portrait"

"A man is a d—d fool who gives more for a thing he can get for a smaller price"

".....But the picture is only twelve inches long, by six high. The face about the size of a sixpence".

J. McNeill Whistler

110. Rue du Bac -

[p. 2] 'whistler'[4]

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1.  [9 November 1896?]
This is a draft or copy of a catalogue entry for 6th Exhibition, Society of Portrait Painters, London, 1896; see A. J. S. Wortley's reply on 10 November 1896, #07135. Although JW gave his Paris address he was almost certainly in London.

2.  ALdS
The paper has a mourning border.

3.  Rose and Silver
Rose and Silver: Portrait of Mrs Whibley (M.1415).

4.  'whistler'
Written in pencil in another hand.