The Corresponence of James McNeil Whistler

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Documents associated with: [Exposition], Galerie Durand-Ruel, Paris, 1873
Record 3 of 8

System Number: 07926
Date: [November 1872/January 1873][1]
Author: JW
Place: [London]
Recipient: Durand-Ruel[2]
Place: [Paris?]
Repository: Library of Congress
Call Number: Manuscript Division, Pennell-Whistler Collection, PWC 1/24/11
Document Type: ALS

'14'     '21'

2 Lindsey Houses -
by Old Battersea bridge
Chelsea -

Sir -

I shall most probably have something ready in time for your exhibition[3] and will send to you with pleasure -

If Monsieur Durand Ruel[4] could call upon me any afternoon at about 3. o'clock I could show him what is going on in my Studio and talk any matters over with him -

[p. 2] Yours truly

J A McN Whistler -

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1.  [November 1872/January 1873]
Dated from address, and by references in letters from JW to C. W. Deschamps, about pictures to be sent to Durand-Ruel in Paris (#07905, #07906).

2.  Durand Ruel
This letter may be to Georges Durand-Ruel (1866-1931), Paris art dealer [more], or to Joseph Durand-Ruel (1862-1928), Paris art dealer [more], or to one of their employees.

3.  14 ... 21
Added in another hand.

4.  exhibition
The [Exposition], Galerie Durand-Ruel, Paris, 1873 opened in January 1873. JW sent a number of pictures, including Variations in Flesh Colour and Green: The Balcony (YMSM 56), Arrangement in Grey: Portrait of the Painter (YMSM 122), and Thames Nocturnes ([Views of the Thames] (YMSM 138)).

5.  Durand Ruel
Probably Paul Durand-Ruel (1828 or 1831-1922), Paris art dealer [more].