UNIVERSITY of GLASGOW

The Corresponence of James McNeil Whistler
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System Number: 13004
Date: [7-23 August 1894][1]
Author: JW
Place: Paris
Recipient: Fine Art Society
Place: [London]
Repository: Glasgow University Library
Call Number: MS Whistler NB1/10/2
Document Type: MsAD[2]


[The Fine Art Society in a/c with] 'J McNeill Whistler

110 Rue du Bac

August 7. 1894'

{ 2. Proofs, "The Doorway"[3] final state }    
{ 2. " "The Beggars" " " }sent Aug. 10. 1894.    
    Letter received from Leonard W Earle[4] acknowledging safe arrival Aug. 11.      
    Aug. 15. 1894. Sent to F. A. S. Lithographs:      
No 17. 1. The Little Café au Bois 3. 3. 0
33 1 The late Piquet 3. 3. 0.
34 1 The Duet - 2. 2. 0
35 1. La Blanchiseuse de la Place Dauphine 4. 4. 0
      £12. 12. 0
    Aug. 23. Received from Mr Huish[5] cheque on account. £20 -      
    New lithographs      
36 1 The Sisters ("Confidences in the garden") 3. 3.  
37 1. La belle Jardinière 4. 4.  
38 1. La New Yorkaise Louis Quinze 4. 4.  
39 1 La Rue de Furstenberg.     (3-3)
40. 1. La Paress belle dame Paresseuse 4 4  

 


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Notes:

1.  [7-23 August 1894]
The accounts are dated during this period.

2.  MsAD
The heading is in the hand of Beatrix Whistler (1857-1896), née Beatrice Philip, artist [more], the rest, in that of JW.

3.  'The Doorway'
'The Doorway ... La belle dame Paresseuse' are records for sales of prints. The etchings are The Doorway (K.188) and The Beggars (K.194). The lithographs are: The Little Café au Bois (C.91); Late Picquet (C.94); The Duet (C.104); The Laundress: 'La Blanchisseuse de la Place Dauphine' (C.93); The Sisters (C.109); La Belle Jardinière (C.101); La Jolie New Yorkaise (C.99); Rue Furstenburg (C.97) and La Belle Dame paresseuse (C.98).

4.  Leonard W Earle
Leonard W. Earle (b. ca 1863), employee of the Fine Art Society [more]; see his letter of 11 August 1894, #01275.

5.  Mr Huish
Marcus Bourne Huish (1843 - d.1921), barrister, writer and art dealer, Director of the Fine Art Society [more].