The Corresponence of James McNeil Whistler

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Record 3 of 31

System Number: 08356
Date: [31 March 1892][1]
Author: Beatrix Whistler[2]
Place: Paris
Recipient: David Croal Thomson[3]
Place: London
Repository: Library of Congress
Call Number: Manuscript Division, Pennell-Whistler Collection, PWC 3
Document Type: ALS[4]

33. Rue de Tournon

Dear Sir

Mr Whistler has asked me to write to you for him - Will you he says send 6 catalogues to the enclosed address - sending the bill with them -

He hopes you have seen the letter in The "World"[5][.] You see it has all happened [p. 2] exactly as he predicted to you - It is to be printed in the third edition of the catalogue[6], which of course you will want.

With all this success you ought to sell those nocturnes[7] Mr Whistler says.

Do you know who wrote the letter in the "Daily Chronicle[8]"?

Believe me
Very truly yours

Beatrix Whistler.

Mr Whistler thought you might be interested to know - he is on the Jury of the Champs de Mars -

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D. C. Thomson Esq.
The Goupil Gallery
116. 117. New Bond St.
[postmark:] PARIS-6 / R. DE VAUGIRARD / 8E 31 / MARS / 92
[postmark on verso:] LONDON W / A A / AP2 / 92


1.  [31 March 1892]
Dated from postmark.

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

3.  David Croal Thomson
David Croal Thomson (1855-1930), art dealer [more].

4.  ALS
Written on flower patterned stationery, as was #08353. '20B' was written in red ink at the top of p. 1 and on the envelope, in another hand. While '21' was also written in another hand, in pencil at the bottom of p. 1 and again on the envelope.

5.  The "World"
See #11430.

6.  catalogue
Catalogue of Nocturnes, Marines and Chevalet Pieces, Boussod, Valadon & Cie, Goupil Gallery, London, 1892.

7.  nocturnes
JW still owned Nocturne in Black and Gold: The Falling Rocket (YMSM 170) and Nocturne: Black and Gold - The Fire Wheel (YMSM 169).

8.  Daily Chronicle
Not identified.