Documents associated with: 12th [Exhibition], Ouvrages de Peintures, Sculpture, Dessin, Gravure, Architecture et Objets d'Art, Société Nationale des Beaux-Arts, Paris, 1902
Record 10 of 20
System Number: 03061
Date: [28/30 May 1902]
Recipient: Richard Albert Canfield
Repository: Glasgow University Library
Call Number: MS Whistler LB 4/147
Document Type: MsLc
Very nice of you - We will talk it over on Monday - though I know no more of Mons. Pierre Veber than he does of me! - these things are possible!
Surely if the news of about [sic] the Boers accepting terms were true, it would have been all over the place before now. -
J. McNeill Whistler
Enclosing cutting from N. Y. Herald about Salon.
1. [28/30 May 1902]
Dated by the references to the Salon and the Boer War (see below).
4. Mons. Pierre Veber
Pierre Veber (1869-1942), playwright and librettist.
The Boer War lasted from 1899-1902. Rumours that peace was about to be signed were rife by the last week in May 1902; articles of peace were signed on 31 May and reported in London on 2 June (Times, London, 28 May 1902, p. 7; 2 June 1902, pp. 7, 11).
6. N. Y. Herald about Salon
The cutting is missing. JW sent several works to the 12th Exhibition, Ouvrages de Peintures, Sculpture, Dessin, Gravure, Architecture et Objets d'Art, Société Nationale des Beaux-Arts, Paris, 1902.