The Corresponence of James McNeil Whistler

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Documents associated with: Venice Pastels, The Fine Art Society, London, 1881
Record 12 of 49

System Number: 10555
Date: [29 January 1881][1]
Author: JW
Place: London
Recipient: T. A. Croal[2]
Place: [London]
Repository: Published
Document Type: PLfc[3]

['Engraved invitation issued by Whistler for a Private View of his Venice pastels[4], on Saturday, January 29, [1881] at the Fine Art Society, New Bond Street, London'

'The invitation is issued to Mr T. A. Croal, the artist and personal friend of Whistler, who has filled in Croal's name in ink, and, also, drawn the "butterfly" in ink at the head of the invitation']

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1.  [29 January 1881]
Dated from date on invitation.

2.  T. A. Croal
Thomas Allan Croal (m. 1857-d. after 1882), travel writer [more].

3.  PLfc
Published in sale catalogue, American Art Association, 21 January 1920, lot 121. The original invitation probably looked like #11106; see also #11455.

4.  Venice pastels
Venice Pastels, The Fine Art Society, London, 1881.