The Corresponence of James McNeil Whistler

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Henri-Eugène-Philippe-Louis d'Orleans Aumale, 1822-1897

Nationality: French
Date of Birth: 1822
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Date of Death: 1897
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The Duc d'Aumale was a soldier, politician, historian and collector, and owner of Chantilly.


The Duc was part of a distinguished and aristocratic circle with which JW had contact in the early 1890s, after moving to Paris in 1892.


Burnand, Eugène Robert, Le Duc d'Aumale et son temps, 1949; Daudet, Ernest, Le Duc d'Aumale 1822-1897, Paris, 1898; Grandin, Léonce, Le Duc d'Aumale, Paris, 1898; Vallat, Gustave, Le Duc d'Aumale. Sa vie et son oeuvre, Paris, 1898; Picot, Auguste Emile, 'Le Duc d'Aumale et la Bibliothèque de Chantilly', Bulletin du Bibliophile, 1897.