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The Corresponence of James McNeil Whistler
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System Number: 07935
Date: [1883/1885][1]
Author: JW
Place: [London?]
Recipient: Théodore Duret[2]
Place: [London?]
Repository: Library of Congress
Call Number: Manuscript Division, Pennell-Whistler Collection, PWC 1/30/6
Document Type: ALS


Mon cher Duret -

Venez donc demain à midi - et nous tacherons de finir le petit portrait[3] -

Si vous êtes empeché par autres affaires, soyez assez gentil pour me le faire savoir par telegram [sic] -

Toujours à vous

[butterfly signature]


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Translation:

My dear Duret -

Come tomorrow at mid-day then - and we shall try to finish the little portrait[4] -

If you are prevented by other affairs, be kind enough to let me know by telegram -

Yours always

[butterfly signature]


Notes:

1.  [1883/1885]
Dated by reference to portrait (see below).

2.  Théodore Duret
Théodore Duret (1838-1927), art critic and collector [more].

3.  petit portrait
Arrangement en couleur chair et noir: Portrait de Théodore Duret (YMSM 252). Duret's portrait is not 'petit'.