The Corresponence of James McNeil Whistler

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Documents associated with: Mr Whistler's Lithographs, The Fine Art Society, London, 1895
Record 31 of 84

System Number: 03620
Date: 15 November [1895][1]
Author: JW
Place: Lyme Regis
Recipient: Ernest George Brown[2]
Place: [London]
Repository: Glasgow University Library
Call Number: MS Whistler LB 9/27
Document Type: ALS

Dear Mr. Brown -

Here is this bit of price list[3] you sent me - and now you had better get me the others -

The proofs have come then, from Paris - and with them, the drawing[4] we talked about -

Thirty five guineas I said [p. 2] I would like for it - and you can ask what price you like - You said you can place it - Isn't that so! - and so I have got it for you -

All right is n't it? -

Now if you will give me the names &adre of the gentlemen[5] you wish me to thank for having disturbed their Exhibitions, I will write -

Very Sincerely

J McN. Whistler

Royal Lion - Lyme Regis -

Nov. 15.

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1.  15 November [1895]
Dated by the reference to an exhibition (see below).

2.  Ernest George Brown
Ernest George Brown (1853 or 1854-1915), assistant manager at the Fine Art Society [more].

3.  price list

4.  drawing
Possibly a reference to r.: Maud Franklin; v.: Study of Maud Franklin (M.693), which JW was trying to place with Huish, asking 25 or 30 guineas for it (#03620).

5.  gentlemen
Herbert Menzies Marshall (1841-1913), architect and topographical painter [more], whose exhibition had been curtailed to make room for Mr Whistler's Lithographs, The Fine Art Society, London, 1895. See M. B. Huish to JW, 9 November 1895, #01306.