The Corresponence of James McNeil Whistler

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Documents associated with: Exposition Générale des Beaux-Arts, Brussels, 1890
Record 8 of 14

System Number: 06589
Date: [17/18 September 1890][1]
Author: Beatrix Whistler[2]
Place: London
Recipient: Edward W. Hooper[3]
Place: [London]
Repository: Glasgow University Library
Call Number: MS Whistler W582
Document Type: ALd


Dear - Mr Hooper.

Jimmie has rushed off in a great hurry, and has asked me to write to you for him,

He is very much pleased at your wishing to have the picture, it is a pet of his, and he [p. 2] was asking rather a large price for it; but if you think that 100 guineas is mor is not too much for the "Fete on the Sands"[5] you shall have [it] -

Will you Let us know - at once, because it is now at the Exhibition at Brusseles and I we must let [p. 3] them know - at once - that it is not for sale -

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1.  [17/18 September 1890]
This is a draft of #09565, and is dated from Hooper's reply on 19 September 1891 (#02165).

2.  Beatrix Whistler
Beatrix Whistler (1857-1896), née Beatrice Philip, artist [more].

3.  Edward W. Hooper
Edward William Hooper (1839-1901), collector [more].

4.  21, CHEYNE WALK,
Orange embossed heading in small print.

5.  Fete on the Sands
A Red Note: Fête on the Sands, Ostend (YMSM 366), then in Exposition Générale des Beaux-Arts, Brussels, 1890.