The Corresponence of James McNeil Whistler

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Documents associated with: 6th Exhibition, Society of Portrait Painters, London, 1896
Record 2 of 4

System Number: 13538
Date: [9 November 1896?][1]
Author: JW
Place: [London]
Recipient: Society of Portrait Painters[2]
Place: [London]
Repository: Glasgow University Library
Call Number: MS Whistler W1124
Document Type: ALc[3]


Title and quotations, as sent in for catalogue - Society Portrait Painters:

"Rose and Silver[4] - Portrait -"

'A man is a d—d fool who gives more for a thing he can get for a smaller price'.

'......But the picture was only twelve inches long by six inches high - and the face only as big as a sixpence.'

J McNeill Whistler -

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1.  [9 November 1896?]
This is a copy of #06832.

2.  Society of Portrait Painters
6th Exhibition, Society of Portrait Painters, London, 1896.

3.  ALc
This letter copy appears on the same sheet as #07135 and #07136, which continue the correspondence.

4.  Rose and Silver
Rose and Silver: Portrait of Mrs Whibley (M.1415).