The Corresponence of James McNeil Whistler

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Documents associated with: Universal Exhibition, Paris, 1900
Record 13 of 41

System Number: 04418
Date: 6 June 1900
Author: JW
Place: London
Recipient: John Britton Caldwell[1]
Place: [Paris]
Repository: Glasgow University Library
Call Number: MS Whistler P58
Document Type: MsLI[2]


June 6th, 1900.

Caldwell Esq.
Manager Fine Art Section of the United States of America
Paris Exhibition.

Dear Sir,

having purchased to whom My painting "L'andalousienne[3]["] now on exhibition in the American fine art Section of the Exhibition belongs to Mr. E. G. Kennedy[4] of New York,, Kindly deliver it either to him or his accredited agents at the close of the exhibition.

and oblige[5]
Yours very since[rely]

J M W - -

[p. 2] London

6th June[6]

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1.  John Britton Caldwell
John Britton Cauldwell (1855-1932), Director-in-chief of the U. S. Department of Fine Arts at the Exposition Universelle, Paris 1900 [more].

2.  MsLI
The text was written by Edward Guthrie Kennedy (1849-1932), dealer with H. Wunderlich and Co., New York [more], but altered, completed and initialled by JW.

3.  Mr. E. G. Kennedy
Edward Guthrie Kennedy (1849-1932), dealer with H. Wunderlich and Co., New York [more].

4.  L'Andalousienne
Mother of Pearl and Silver: The Andalusian (YMSM 378) was in Universal Exhibition, Paris, 1900.

5.  and oblige...JM - -
Written in JW's hand.

6.  June
'June' may read 'Juin'.