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The Corresponence of James McNeil Whistler
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System Number: 12996
Date: 13 January 1887
Author: JW
Place: [London]
Recipient: R. J. Dewar[1]
Place: [London]
Repository: Glasgow University Library
Call Number: MS Whistler NB 1/7/1a
Document Type: AD


'7[2]'
1887. The Fine Art Society -
Jan. 13. - Three proofs. The Little Lagoon[3] -  3.  
- Nine   "   Little Venice -  9.  
- Nine   "   The Mast -  9.  
- Six.   "   The Riva -  6  
- Three   "   Piazetta -  3.  
- Six . "    Palaces -  6.  
- Six  "    Nocturne -  6.  
- Three   "    Doorway -  3.  
- Three   "   Beggars -  3.   
  48.   
Recieved [sic] for F. A. S.  
Robert. J. Dewar.  

 


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Notes:

1.  R. J. Dewar
R. J. Dewar, employee of the Fine Art Society. The list was written by JW but signed by Dewar. Also on this page (below this entry) is #12997.

2.  7
Printed in top left corner of sheet in ledger.

3.  Three proofs. The Little Lagoon
These etchings, The Little Lagoon (K.186), Little Venice (K.183), The Little Mast (K.185), The Riva, No.1 (K.192), The Piazzetta (K.189), The Palaces (K.187), Nocturne (K.184), The Doorway (K.188), The Beggars (K.194), were all printed for Mr Whistler's Etchings of Venice, 1880 (the first 'Venice Set') (K. 183-189, 191-195). (excat 5), to fulfil an order from the F. A. S. for four dozen etchings (see M. B. Huish to JW, 13 January 1887, #01184, and his reply, #01187).