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The Corresponence of James McNeil Whistler

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John A. Lynch, 1853-1938

Nationality: American
Date of Birth: 1853
Place of Birth:
Date of Death: 1938
Place of Death: 1853

Identity:

John A. Lynch was a Chicago banker.

Life:

He is referred to in JW's correspondence about 1894-95. He bought Violet and Silver: A Deep Sea (YMSM 411) from Whistler, a painting which Whistler was somewhat lothe to sell. In 1896 he was staying at 147 Avenue de Villiers, Paris.

Bibliography:

Eddy, Arthur Jerome, Recollections and Impressions of James A. McNeill Whistler, Philadelphia and London, 1903, pp. 274-75.