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The Corresponence of James McNeil Whistler
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System Number: 09238
Date: [6 February 1886][1]
Author: JW
Place: London
Recipient: Octave Maus[2]
Place: Brussels
Repository: Archives de l'Art Contemporain en Belgique, Musées royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique, Bruxelles
Call Number: Fonds Vander Linden, archives Octave Maus, 4763
Document Type: AW


[telegraph form:] TÉLÉGRAMME [...]

BUREAU D'ARRIVEE
BRUXELLES
(PALAIS DE JUSTICE)

DÉPOSÉ À AANGEBODEN TE London

LE DEN 6/2 A TEN 12.04 NO [994?]

Varnish my picture[3] immediately

Whistler,

REÇU À ONTVANGEN TEN: [illegible] [...]
LE TÉLÉGRAPHISTE, [illegible]


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Notes:

1.  6 February [1886]
Dated from postmark and date inserted at the foot of the sheet in another hand, perhaps that of Maus.

2.  Octave Maus
Octave Maus (1856-1919), advocate, writer and art critic [more]. This letter must not be published in any form without the prior written consent of the owner.

3.  picture
This probably relates to Arrangement in Black: Portrait of Señor Pablo de Sarasate (YMSM 315), which JW exhibited at the [Exposition], Société des XX (Vingts), Brussels, 1886.