Documents associated with: 1st International Exhibition of the Union of Austrian Artists, Vereinigung Bildender Künstler, Vienna, 1898
Record 4 of 7
System Number: 09780
Date: [5 June 1898]
Author: George Sauter
Recipient: Edward Guthrie Kennedy
Repository: New York Public Library
Call Number: E. G. Kennedy II/115
Credit Line: Edward Guthrie Kennedy Papers / Manuscripts and Archives Division / The New York Public Library / Astor, Lenox and Tilden Foundations
Document Type: ALS
Hotel de Castille, 37 Rue Cambon
first 1. Sunday, 1898.
Mr. Whistler informed me that you had no information about
yo the Etchings you kindly sent to the Exhibition in Vienna and I much regret that you have reason for complaint.
I have written to Vienna
s to ask the council to send you some explanation about the Etchings by Mr. Whistler and why they are not in the Catalog.
I dare say they arrived too late for the first Edition of the Catalog.
Yours very truly
Grand Hotel Terminus.
'June 5, 1898'Monsieur Kennedy.
Grand Hotel Terminus
[stamp:] POSTE / 15 / REPUBLIQUE FRANCAISE
[postmark:] PARIS 26 / GARE DU NORD / 12E 5 / JUIN / 98
1. [5 June 1898]
Dated from the postmark and the date written on the envelope, probably by Kennedy.
The envelope has a mourning border.
5. Exhibition in Vienna
1st International Exhibition, Vereinigung Bildender Kϋnstler, Vienna, 1898. A note by Kennedy reads 'From Sauter à propos of etchings by W. not returned from the Vienna Exhibition to America.' See #12579 for a list of JW's works. The etchings are not identified.