Documents associated with: 2nd [Exhibition], Société Nationale des Beaux-Arts, Paris, 1892
Record 20 of 41
System Number: 08348
Date: [22 April 1892]
Recipient: David Croal Thomson
Repository: Library of Congress
Call Number: Manuscript Division, Pennell-Whistler Collection, PWC 3
Document Type: ALS
33. Rue de Tournon - Paris -
Dear Sir -
I am sending you very fine proofs of the lithographs you ask for -
Chapman - You are quite right - the Goupils cannot of course be made responsible for the pictures after they have left their hands - But as I understand it the Bavarian Government through their representative will communicate with the owners or with you and will send for the pictures and become responsible - The two for Paris have I trust, by this, have arrived and gone straight on to the Champs de Mars -
Potter. Have you heard from him or of him? and do you know if he got the letter I forwarded through you? - Of course it is now too late to ask for anything more for Paris - That matter [p. 2] is concluded with the Peter Taylor sea piece which I hope has been safely got off from Mr Richards - But if he would lend anything for Münich, it would still be worth while - .
Catalogues - I have not myself a single copy of the Fifth Edition! Has Way none left? - I should like to have half a dozen - but agree with you that no further edition should be in circulation - as Mr. Heinemann will publish a new edition of the Gentle Art with the Catalogue added -
Album - How is the lookout now? Subscribers - are there any? - Are you coming over here yourself? - I thought I understood so -
J. McN. Whistler
[date stamp:] GOUPIL AND COMPANY
23 APR. 92
SUCCESSORS / BOUSSOD VALADON & CO.
'26B' was written in red ink in an unknown hand at the top of p. 1.
6. Champs de Mars
2nd Exhibition, Société Nationale des Beaux-Arts, Paris, 1892.
Thomas Way (1837-1915), lithographic printer [more]. He had printed five editions of JW's catalogue for Nocturnes, Marines and Chevalet Pieces, Boussod, Valadon & Cie, Goupil Gallery, London, 1892.
12. Gentle Art
Whistler, James McNeill, The Gentle Art of Making Enemies, 2nd ed., London and New York, 1892.