The Corresponence of James McNeil Whistler

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Documents associated with: 3rd Internationale Kunst-Ausstellung, Munich, 1888
Record 6 of 53

System Number: 05210
Date: [20 February 1888][1]
Author: James Rennell Rodd[2]
Place: Berlin
Recipient: JW
Place: [London]
Repository: Glasgow University Library
Call Number: MS Whistler R110
Document Type: ALS

[embossed crest of lion and unicorn]


My dear President

This note[3] will be presented to you by Herr G. Papperitz[4] of Munich, about whose mission to London in connection with the forthcoming Exhibition[5] I have already written. He will be most grateful for any advice or assistance you can give him.

Every yrs

Rennell Rodd.

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1.  [20 February 1888]
Dated from J. R. Rodd to JW, #05208, #05209.

2.  James Rennell Rodd
James Rennell Rodd (1858-1941), 1st Baron Rennell, poet and diplomat [more].

3.  note

4.  G. Papperitz
Fritz Georg Papperitz (1846-1918), history, genre and portrait painter [more].

5.  Exhibition
A reference to the 3rd Internationale Kunst-Austellung, Munich, 1888 which opened in July. JW sent a large group of works - thirteen oils, twenty watercolours, seven pastels and thirty etchings. Amongst the oils was Arrangement in Black: La Dame au brodequin jaune - Portrait of Lady Archibald Campbell (YMSM 242). He was awarded a second-class medal by the exhibition committee.