UNIVERSITY of GLASGOW

The Corresponence of James McNeil Whistler
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System Number: 13090
Date: 6 March 1884
Author: JW
Place: [London]
Recipient: Fine Art Society[1]
Place: [London]
Repository: Glasgow University Library
Call Number: MS Whistler NB 1/6/1b
Document Type: AD


1884 - [...]
March 6th Two proofs "Little Mast[2]" 2
      "    "   "The Doorway" 2.
    One    "  The two Doorways 1
    Two   "  The Mast 2
    Three proofs   The Traghetto 3.
    One proof. Nocturne Riva 1.
    One proof. The Palaces 1. 
    Received for The Fine Art Society  
    A Webb[3]  

 


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Notes:

1.  Fine Art Society
The Fine Art Society ('F. A. S.'), London dealers, published Mr Whistler's Etchings of Venice, 1880 (the first 'Venice Set') (K. 183-189, 191-195). (excat 5). This ledger records JW's delivery of etchings in the set. This is the second entry on p. '6', the previous entry being dated 15 February 1884 (#12992).

2.  Little Mast
The etchings delivered were The Little Mast (K.185), The Doorway (K.188), The Two Doorways (K.193), The Mast (K.195), The Traghetto, No.2 (K.191), Nocturne (K.184) and The Palaces (K.187), which were all in Mr Whistler's Etchings of Venice, 1880 (the first 'Venice Set') (K. 183-189, 191-195). (excat 5).

3.  A Webb
The list is in JW's hand, but is signed by A. Webb, employee of the Fine Art Society.