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The Corresponence of James McNeil Whistler
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System Number: 11722
Date: [1888/1895][1]
Author: JW
Place: [Paris]
Recipient: Méry Laurent[2]
Place: [Paris]
Repository: Published
Document Type: PLfc[3]


à Mme Mery Laurent
souvenir de son ami

Whistler

[butterfly signature]


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Translation:

To Mme Mery Laurent

in remembrance of her friend

Whistler

[butterfly signature]


Notes:

1.  [1888/1895]
Dated from recipient, butterfly signature and reproduction of painting (see below).

2.  Méry Laurent
Méry Laurent (1849-1900), née Anne-Rose Louviot, actress and courtesan [more].

3.  PLfc
Text from sale catalogue, Hotel Drouot, Paris, sale 30 June 1982, room 3, lot 275. The note was written on a reproduction of Arrangement in Grey and Black: Portrait of the Painter's Mother (YMSM 101).