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The Corresponence of James McNeil Whistler
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System Number: 13205
Date: [July 1889?][1]
Author: JW
Place: Paris
Recipient: Robert de Montesquiou-Fezensac[2]
Place: Paris
Repository: Bibliothèque Nationale, Paris
Call Number: Nouv. Acq. Fr. 15335, f. 37
Document Type: ALS[3]


Je reviens déjeuner avec vous à Paris en attendant que vous ne déjeuniez

Mr. J. McNEILL WHISTLER

avec moi dimanche prochain à Londres, où Lady Archie[4] vous attend en Pierot! [sic] - le matin si vous n'avez pas autre chose à faire, voulez-vous que nous causions ensemble en déjeunant chez Le Doyen[5] ou ailleurs? - et voulez vous que je vienne vous prendre à midi?

[butterfly signature]

Hôtel du Tibre. Rue du Helder.


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Translation:

I am coming to lunch with you in Paris while waiting for you to lunch

Mr. J. McNEILL WHISTLER

with me next Sunday in London, where Lady Archie awaits you in Pierrot costume! - in the morning if you have nothing else to do, would you like us to talk over lunch at Le Doyen or elsewhere? And would you like me to call for you at midday?

[butterfly signature]


Notes:

1.  [July 1889?]
Dated by reference to 'Pierrot', and similar content to #03007.

2.  Robert de Montesquiou-Fezensac
Comte Robert de Montesquiou-Fezensac (1855-1921), Symbolist writer and poet, and collector [more].

3.  ALS
Written on JW's card; published in Newton, Joy, La Chauve-Souris et le Papillon. Correspondance Montesquiou-Whistler, Glasgow, 1990, no. 20, p. 57, dated summer 1889.

4.  Lady Archie
Janey Sevilla Campbell (ca 1846 - d.1923), née Callander, Lady Archibald Campbell [more].

5.  Le Doyen
Not identified.