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System Number: 13061
Date: 29 July - 11 October 1894[1]
Author: JW
Place: Paris
Recipient: Hermann Wunderlich and Co
Place: [New York]
Repository: Glasgow University Library
Call Number: MS Whistler NB 1/86/2
Document Type: AD[2]


Mr Royal Cortissoz[3]
66 Rue de Seine.

Introduced by G. E. Kennedy[4] - (Wunderlich.)

1894           86[5]
      Proofs      
July 29[6]. (24) Draped figure, leaning[7] - (old price.) 3. £6. 6 - -
Lithographs.   Long Balcony - 3. 6. 6.  
    Little Balcony - 3. 6. 6.  
    Porch - 3. 6. 6.  
    Rétameur de l'Impasse - 2. 4. 4.  
    Long Gallery. (Louvre) 2. 4. 4.  
    Tête à tête - Received cheque - 2.  4.  4.     
      18.  87.  16.  less dis[count]
Sept. 22[8] -   "La Terrace - Luxembourg" - 3. £6. 6.  
Lithographs   "The Little Cafe" au bois - 2. 6. 6.  
    "The late Piquet" 2. 6. 6.  
    "The Blanchiseuse de la Place Dauphine" 2. 8. 8.  
    "Confidences dans le Jardin" 3. 9. 9.  
    "La Belle Jardinière" 2. 8. 8.  
    "La Jolie New Yorkaise Louis Quinze" - 2. 8. 8.  
    "La Rue de Furstenberg -" 2. 6. 6.  
    "La Belle Dame paresseuse" 2. 8. 8.  
  No 41. - La Forge de Passage du Dragon 1.   3.   3.    
      21.   £.71.     8.    
  Job sent          
Oct 11[9]: 2 No 42. La Fruitière de la rue de Grenelle 2. 8. 8.  
Lithographs 2." 43 La belle dormeuse 2. 8. 8.  
also wrote oct. 27[10]. 1." 44. La robe rouge - 1. 4. 4.  
  1. The Green House - 1. 3. 3.  
  2. Vitré 2.   8.   8.    
  1 N. 48. Bébés aux Luxembourg 8. £32 - 11  

 


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Notes:

1.  29 July - 11 October 1894
The account was started on 29 July 1894 and records transactions on 22 September and 11 October, plus a note of a letter written on 27 October.

2.  AD
The lists were written by JW and amended over a period. The second and third totals are double underlined.

3.  Royal Cortissoz
Royal Cortissoz (1869-1948), author, art editor of the New York Herald Tribune [more].

4.  G. E. Kennedy
Edward Guthrie Kennedy (1849-1932), dealer with H. Wunderlich and Co., New York [more]. JW has written Kennedy's initials in the wrong order.

5.  86
Printed page number.

6.  July 29
These sales, of The Long Balcony (C.82), The Little Balcony (C.83), The Garden Porch (C.88), The Whitesmiths, Impasse des Carmélites (C.92), The Long Gallery, Louvre (C.86), and Tête-à-tête in the Garden (C.90), are listed in #09718.

7.  Draped figure
'Draped figure, leaning ... Bébés aux Luxembourg' records the sale of lithographs of London and Paris. The lithographs include Little Draped Figure, Leaning (C.76), The Long Balcony (C.82) and Late Picquet (C.94).

8.  Sept. 22
Listed are The Pantheon, from the terrace of the Luxembourg Gardens (C.70), The Little Café au Bois (C.91), Late Picquet (C.94), The Laundress: 'La Blanchisseuse de la Place Dauphine' (C.93), Confidences in the Garden (C.100), La Belle Jardinière (C.101), La Jolie New Yorkaise (C.99), Rue Furstenburg (C.97), La Belle Dame paresseuse (C.98) and The Forge, Passage du Dragon (C.102) or The Smith, Passage du Dragon (C.103); see JW's letter to Kennedy on the 22 September 1894, #09720.

9.  Oct 11
JW wrote to Kennedy regarding these sales on 15 October [1894], #09721.

10.  oct. 27
Neither this letter nor Kennedy's reply has been located. These lithographs are La Fruitière de la rue de Grenelle (C.106), La Belle Dame paresseuse (C.98), La Robe rouge (C.107), Yellow House, Lannion (C.67), a Vitré subject such as Vitré: The Canal (C.63), and finally Nursemaids: 'Les Bonnes du Luxembourg' (C.81).