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The Corresponence of James McNeil Whistler

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Jonathan Hogg, 1847-1930

Nationality: Irish
Date of Birth: 1847
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Date of Death: 1930.07.12
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Identity:

Rt. Hon. Jonathan Hogg was a businessman and collector. He married Margaret Pease in 1876.

Life:

Hogg was a merchant and chairman of the firm of William Hogg & Co., Dublin. He was Director of the Bank of Ireland from 1901-02. He is mentioned in a letter from JW on 19 December 1884 to William Booth Pearsall (#08108) as having been the purchaser of two watercolours, Nocturne in grey and gold - Piccadilly (M.862) and Sunrise; gold and grey (M.917). Apparently, Hogg was amused that after the exhibition, JW sent Hogg a receipt of the work, since he was notorious for neglecting business matters.

Bibliography:

Pennell, Elizabeth Robins, and Joseph Pennell, The Life of James McNeill Whistler, 2 vols, London and Philadelphia, 1908; Who Was Who, 1929-1940, London, 1941; 'Mr. Jonathan Hogg (Obituaries)', Times, London, 18 July 1930, p. 19.