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The Corresponence of James McNeil Whistler
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System Number: 10574
Date: [1897/1901][1]
Author: JW
Place: [Paris/London]
Recipient: William Slocum Davenport[2]
Place: Paris
Repository: Private Collection
Document Type: MsLc[3]


To Dr Davenport -

30 Avenue de l'Opéra

from MR J. McN. WHISTLER,

introducing his friend
Mr John Lavery[4]

CHEYNE WALK,
CHELSEA.

110, RUE DU BAC.


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Notes:

1.  [1897/1901]
Dated from the reference to Lavery (whom JW knew through the Chelsea Arts Club and the International Society of Painters, Sculptors and Gravers) and from the mourning border, which indicates a date after the death of Beatrix Whistler (1857-1896), née Beatrice Philip, artist [more].

2.  William Slocum Davenport
Dr William Slocum Davenport (1868-1938), JW's Paris dentist [more].

3.  MsLc
This is a handwritten copy by Prof. Carl Barbier of a printed visiting card with a mourning border. The card was exhibited in James McNeill Whistler, peintre et graveur 1834-1903: Prélude A Whistler, Centre Culturel Américain, Paris, 1961 (cat. no. 74).

4.  Mr John Lavery
John Lavery (1856-1941), painter [more].