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The Corresponence of James McNeil Whistler
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System Number: 13091
Date: 6 March 1884
Author: JW
Place: [London]
Recipient: Fine Art Society[1]
Place: [London]
Repository: Glasgow University Library
Call Number: MS Whistler NB 1/24/2a
Document Type: AD


      '24[2]'
1884       
March 6 Nocturne Furnace[3] - two proofs  2
    two proofs. "Upright Venice"  2
    Two proofs. Rialto.  2 .
    Received for F. A. S. for Messrs Wunderlich[4] -  
    A Webb[5]   

 


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Notes:

1.  Fine Art Society
This account is signed on behalf of the 'F. A. S.' by A. Webb, and may relate to Mr Whistler's Etchings, The Fine Art Society, London, 1883: etchings not actually published by the F. A. S. were sold by them after the show.

2.  24
The ledger is paginated, this number being printed in the top right corner of the sheet. The next entry on the page is dated 23 June (#13334).

3.  Messrs Wunderlich
Hermann Wunderlich (ca 1839 - d.1892), print dealer [more].

4.  Nocturne Furnace
The etchings sold were Nocturne: Furnace (K.213), Upright Venice (K.205) and The Rialto (K.211). Wunderlich only wanted one impression of Nocturne: Furnace (K.213), so the second was returned (E. G. Brown to JW, 8 March 1884, #01169). Eventually these etchings were published by Messrs. Dowdeswell in A Set of twenty-six etchings of Venice, 1886 (the second 'Venice set') (K.196-216, 233-237). (excat 6).

5.  A Webb
A. Webb, employee of the Fine Art Society.