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System Number: 00299
Date: 5 April 1895
Author: Paul Beurdeley[1]
Place: Paris
Recipient: JW
Place: [Paris]
Repository: Glasgow University Library
Call Number: MS Whistler B75
Document Type: ALS


Paris

5 avril 1895

Mon cher Maître

Vous savez que la Revue des Grands procès m'a demandé la permission de reproduire, à ses frais bien entendu, les debats de votre affaire -

Le portrait de lady Eden[2]

On me demande l'interview de Sir William[3] dans le New-York Herald et votre lettre en réponse[4] -

Pouvez vous sans retard M'envoyer ces deux documents traduits.

Veuillez présenter mes hommages respectueux a [sic] Madame Whistler[5] et croyez à mes sentiments affectueux et devoués

F. Beurdeley

avocat à la cour

64 rue de Rome


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Translation:

5 April 1895

My dear Master

You know that the Review of the Great Trials has asked my permission to reproduce, at its own cost of course, the debates on your business -

The portrait of Lady Eden

The New York Herald has asked me for Sir William's interview and for your letter in reply -

Could you send me without delay these two documents translated.

Please give my regards to Mrs Whistler
Your devoted

P. Beurdeley

Solicitor to the court


Notes:

1.  Paul Beurdeley
Paul Beurdeley (1842-after 1902), advocate at the Cour d'Appel, Paris [more]

2.  portrait de Lady Eden
Brown and Gold: Portrait of Lady Eden (YMSM 408).

3.  Sir William
Sir William Eden (1849-1915), painter and collector [more]. The interview appeared in the New York Herald, 2 March 1895, and was reprinted in Whistler, James McNeill, Eden versus Whistler: The Baronet and the Butterfly. A Valentine with a Verdict, Paris and New York, 1899 [GM, A.24], pp. xxi-xxii. See Getscher, Robert H., and Paul G. Marks, James McNeill Whistler and John Singer Sargent. Two Annotated Bibliographies, New York and London, 1986, p. 63, B.84.

4.  lettre en réponse
JW to P. M. Gay, [5 March 1895], #08095.

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