Documents associated with: John, John Graver
Record 8 of 13
System Number: 13507
Date: [18 March 1894]
Recipient: Alexander Reid
Repository: Freer Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.
Call Number: FGA Whistler 213
Credit Line: Charles Lang Freer Papers, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C.: Gift of the Estate of Charles Lang Freer
Document Type: ALS
110. Rue du Bac - Paris -
Dear Mr Reid -
I hope that you have not quite forgotten it -
What news have you? - and what about "business"?
Duret's sale comes on, as you doubtless know tomorrow - [p. 2] I am writing on this horrid paper and with a shocking pen or pin in a café -
J McN Whistler
1. [18 March 1894]
Dated from reference to Duret's sale (see below); 18 March was a Sunday.
4. Philadelphia about the medal
JW was awarded the Temple Gold Medal at 64th Annual Exhibition, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, 1894-1895, in a letter of 16 February 1894 (untraced, see #02691).
6. Exposition International at Antwerp
Exposition Universelle des Beaux-Arts, Antwerp, 1894.
7. Brodequin Jaune
Arrangement in Black: La Dame au brodequin jaune - Portrait of Lady Archibald Campbell (YMSM 242), had been awarded a first class gold medal at Universal Exhibition, Paris, 1889. However, it remained in America, and was bought by John Graver Johnson (1841-1917), lawyer and collector [more].