Documents associated with: marriage (JW and BW)
Record 46 of 57
System Number: 05213
Date: [September 1888]
Author: James Rennell Rodd
Repository: Glasgow University Library
Call Number: MS Whistler R113
Document Type: ALS
[embossed crest of lion and unicorn]
I have sent, my dear Maestro, to Munich for further instructions and will let you know the result. Of course I know Tourraine [sic]. I lived six weeks at Amboise, just this time of year, and helped to make the wine, & [p. 2] made speeches at the vintage festivals and was happier than in these grander atmospheres. Did you attend Mme Pélouze's sale? You shall here [sic] again in 2 days
The 3rd Internationale Kunst-Austellung, Munich, 1888 opened in July. JW sent a large group of works - thirteen oils, twenty watercolours, seven pastels and thirty etchings.
Touraine, an historic province of western France. JW was in France on a working honeymoon, after his marriage to Beatrix Whistler (1857-1896), née Beatrice Philip, artist [more] on 11 August although around mid September he returned to London for a brief spell (#06713). Part of their trip was spent around Touraine, Amboise and the Loire Valley.
5. Mme Pélouze's
Marguerite Pélouze, née Wilson, collector, wife of the chemist Theodore Jules Pélouze.