The Corresponence of James McNeil Whistler

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Documents associated with: Künstler-Genossenschaft, Munich, 1891
Record 4 of 9

System Number: 07044
Date: 4 September 1891
Author: Sidney Whitman[1]
Place: [Rudolsbad]
Recipient: JW
Place: [London]
Repository: Glasgow University Library
Call Number: MS Whistler W1033
Document Type: ALS

[picture of hotel]


D. ... Sept. 4th / 91.

Dear Mr Whistler.

Allow me to enclose you an excellently appreciative notice of your work exhibited at Munich[2]. -

Hoping Mrs Whistler[3] & yourself are enjoying the best of health amid the strangely trying weather at this time of the year,

I remain with best compliments to Mrs Whistler,
Yours very truly

Sidney Whitman

P S: Don't bother to acknowledge receipt of this. I am pleased if enclosure is new to you. -

[p. 2] P. S:[4] They place you first in portraiture among living Englishmen & in etching first since Rembrandt[5]! A pity I cannot drink your health except from afar.!

S W.

My address, in case you want another copy of enclosure is
c/o. Count Bethusy-Hue[6]
Deschowitz - ober

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1.  Sidney Whitman
Sidney Whitman (1848?-1925), political writer [more]. JW replied on 14 September, #07045.

2.  Munich
Kϋnstler-Genossenschaft, Munich, 1891. The press-cutting has not been identified.

3.  Mrs Whistler
Beatrix Whistler (1857-1896), née Beatrice Philip, artist [more].

4.  P.S.:
'P.S.:', 'first' and 'first' are double underlined.

5.  Rembrandt
Rembrandt Harmens van Rijn (1606-1669), painter and etcher [more].

6.  Count Bethusy-Hue
Eduard Georg, Graf von Bethusy-Huc (1829-1893), conservative politician [more].