The Corresponence of James McNeil Whistler

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Documents associated with: [Exposition], Société des XX (Vingt), Brussels, 1884
Record 13 of 13

System Number: 10567
Date: [January 1885?][1]
Author: JW
Place: [London]
Recipient: Octave Maus[2]
Place: [Brussels]
Repository: Published
Document Type: PLfc[3]

[...] I am with you and your friends, heart and soul. I like and admire your rebellious spirit; without it progress is impossible. We will fight together for the victory of our ideal. [...]

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1.  [January 1885?]
According to Maus, this letter was written in support of the newly established society Les XX, and shortly afterwards JW exhibited in [Exposition], Société des XX (Vingts), Brussels, 1884 (Maus, Octave, 'Whistler in Belgium,' The Studio, vol. 32, no. 135, June 1904, pp. 7-12, p. 8).

2.  Octave Maus
Octave Maus (1856-1919), advocate, writer and art critic [more].

3.  PLfc
The original letter has not been located. This incomplete extract appeared in Octave Maus' article, op. cit., p. 8.