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The Corresponence of James McNeil Whistler
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System Number: 13009
Date: [20 September 1883][1]
Author: JW
Place: London
Recipient: Fine Art Society[2]
Place: [London]
Repository: Glasgow University Library
Call Number: MS Whistler NB 1/24/1
Document Type: AD


'24[3]' Mr Wünderlich[4] -  
  ordered       
June 30 Three proofs 'The Dyer'[5] one proof.[6]  
  [tick] Two    " The Garden -  
  [tick] Three    " Nocturne Palaces - one proof  
    Two -   " Riva No. 2 -  
[tick]   Two    " Rialto -  
    Two    " The Bridge -  
[tick]   Two Upright Venice  
[tick]   Two Long Venice -      
    Delivered as below - Sept 20 -  
Sept 20. Two proofs The Dyer - 2.
    Two    " The Garden - 2
    Two    " Nocturne Palaces - 2 -
    Two - Riva No. 2 - 2.
    Two - Rialto - 2.
    Two - The Bridge - 2 -
    Two Upright Venice 2.
    Two Long Venice - 2 - 
        16. 
    Recieved [sic] for Fine Aart [sic] Society for Mr Wünderlich  
    P. Hewett[7]   

 


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Notes:

1.  [20 September 1883]
Dated from the final date on the receipt.

2.  Fine Art Society
London art dealers and print publishers.

3.  24
Printed in the top left corner; this document is written on one page of a ledger.

4.  Mr Wünderlich
Hermann Wunderlich (ca 1839 - d.1892), print dealer [more].

5.  'The Dyer' ... Long Venice
The Dyer (K.219), Garden (K.210), Nocturne (K.184), The Riva, No.2 (K.206), The Rialto (K.211), The Bridge (K.204), Upright Venice (K.205), Long Venice (K.212), and in addition to a selection of these, on 20 September, Nocturne: Palaces (K.202). Most of these were included in A Set of twenty-six etchings of Venice, 1886 (the second 'Venice set') (K.196-216, 233-237). (excat 6).

6.  one proof.
Added in red ink, as is 'one proof' two lines down, and the note 'Delivered as below - Sept 20 -'.

7.  P. Hewett
P. Hewett, employee of the Fine Art Society. This is Hewitt's signature.