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System Number: 04204
Date: [June 1888][1]
Author: JW
Place: London
Recipient: Robert Koehler[2]
Place: Munich
Repository: Glasgow University Library
Call Number: MS Whistler M474
Document Type: PD/Ms/d[3]


[...] FOR THE MUNICH INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION OF ART IN 1888 MAKES HEREBY
DECLARATION
[...] OWING WORKS OF ART WHICH HE WILL SEND TO IT.

NAME Whistler - President, Royal Society British Artists -
CHRISTIAN NAME     J. McNeill,
PLACE AND YEAR OF BIRTH     United States
PRICzES AWARDED AT OTHER EXHIBITIONS     Exempt au Salon -
NUMBER OF WORKS OF ART AND SPECIES

THIS FORM[4] IS TO BE SENT BACK TO THE CENTRAL COMMITTEE OF THE INTERNATIONAL ART EXHIBITION IN MUNICH, LUITPOLDSTRASSE NR. 3 AND MUST BE IN THEIR HANDS ON [...] R. Koehler 27 Gabelsbergen St

NO[5] WORK[S MUST ARRI]VE IN MUNICH BEFORE 1st APRIL.


              EXACT DESCRIPTION OF EXHIBITS              VALUE FOR           PRICE
                                                         INSURANCE.        FOR SALE.
                                                         REICHSMARK:      REICHSMARK:
Owners                                                    £.      £
  No. 1. Oil painting[6] - "Arrangement in Grey & Black,        2000 -
Self.                           Portrait of the Painter's Mother." 
Self. 2.  "    "    "Arrangement in Black No. 7." Portrait,  1000 -
                                     Lady Archibald Campbell.
Mr Alexander 3. "  "   "Arrangement in Grey & Green."        1000 -
                                      " " Miss Alexander -
Self 4    "    "  "Nocturne in Black & Gold - The firewheel"  500
Self 5    "    "  "Nocturne in Black & Gold No. 2", Cremorne [500?] -
Alfred Chapman 6. "  "    "Nocturne in Grey & Gold."          335 -        -
Self 7.   "       Note Rouge -       -          -         -   120 -
Self 8 -  "       Une note noir      -          -         -   120 -
  "  9. . . . . . Gris et Argent -                             50 -
  " 10. . . . . . Gris et Argent, Hotel Dieppe -               40 -
  " 11. . . . .   Blue et Argent - South Coast -               30 -
  " 12 -         "Gris et brun" la triste Mer - [Marche?] Rue  20 -
  " 13.           Une note grise - Coin de Rue -               20 -
AREA CLAIMED ON WALL OR GROUND IN METER
  " 14 .          Bleu et Vert, Cornwall  - - -                15 

OWNER               
ADDRESS WHERE TO BE SENT BACK    "The Vale" Chelsea London -
REMARKS:               

THE ABOVE DECLARATIONS WILL BE USED FOR THE CATALOGUE.

ALL THE DECLARATIONS MUST EXACTLY CORRESPOND WITH THOSE TO BE MADE ON THE EXHIBITS. THE COMMITEE [sic] WILL NOT BE RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY LOSS ARISING BY DEVIATIONS FROM THIS RULE. THE VALUE OF INSURANCE CAN IN NO CASE SURPASS THE PRICE OF SALE.

PRICES OF SALE AND VALUE FOR INSURANCE TO BE STATED IN GERMAN MARKS. DIFFERENCE IN REDUCING FOREIGN CURRENCIES WILL BE AT THE CHARGE OF THE EXHIBITOR.

SIGNATURE AND EXACT ADDRESS OF THE SENDER WRITTEN BY HIS OWN HAND:

Jas. McNeill.Whistler. P. R. B. A.

"The Vale" Chelsea. London -

IT IS REQUESTED TO WRITE AS CLEARLY AND LEGIBLY AS POSSIBLE.

Over

[p. 2]


                        Water Colour

Owner -              Titles                   [Value for Insurance]

Self         No. 15 - "Arrangement en Noir No. 1-               [...]
 "            "  16. Une Note rose -                             40 -
 "               17. Gris et Argent -                            20 -
 "               18. Rose et Argent - Marché Dieppe              30. -
 "               19 - Gris et Argent - Purfleet -                25 -
 "               20. Gris et Or. Trouville -                     25 -
 "               21. Gris et Argent. les trois nuages.           30.
Mr Poole[7]. 2 Sussex Gardens. W. 22 - Arrangement en Noir No. 2 - 120 -
Self.  .         23. Vert et orange - Paris -                    40 -
 "               24. Bleu et Argent - Southampton -              40
 "               25. Gris et Or. Pluie et Soleil.               40 -
 "               26. Note en gris et Or -      . . . . . . . .   80
 "               27. Rose et Violet          . . . . . . . . .  100 -
 "               28. Gris et argent - Chelsea  -                 20 -
["]              29. Bleu et Rose - Dortrecht -                  50 -
["]              30. Bleu et Argent - Amsterdam -                30
["]              31. Une Note grise - Liverpool -                20.
[...][8]            32. Variations en Violet et Or -               120.
                 33. Note en Bleu et Argent - Havre              20 -
                 34. Note en Argent - Cremerie . Paris           20.


                           Pastels[9]

Self        No. 35 - Une Note rose                               30 -
 "              36 - Rose et Violet -                            20 -
 "              37 - Bleu et Or -                                30 -
 "              38 - Bleu et Violet - Lapis lazuli -             80 -
 "              39.  Harmonie en Rose et Violet -                60 -
 "              40 - Rose et Argent -                            60 -
 "              41.  Rose et Or -                                80.

Self                      Etchings - Eaux fortes -

Self -       Thirty. (30) Etchings -                            200 -


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Notes:

1.  [June 1888]
Dated from connection with the Munich Exhibition (see note below).

2.  Robert Koehler
Robert Koehler (1850-1917), painter and etcher [more].

3.  PD/Ms/d
This is a draft version of JW's submission form for the Munich Exhibition. It is torn in places which explains the missing sections of text ('[...]').

4.  THIS FORM ... Gabelsbergen St
Written up left-hand margin.

5.  NO ... APRIL
Written down right-hand margin.

6.  No. 1. Oil painting ... Etchings
The works relate to the 3rd Internationale Kunst-Austellung, Munich, 1888 which opened in July 1888. JW sent a large group of works - thirteen oils, twenty watercolours, seven pastels and thirty etchings. He was awarded a second-class gold medal by the Exhibition Committee. See also lists, #04202, #04203.

7.  Mr Poole
Edward John Poole (b. ca 1848), civil servant and art collector [more].

8.  [...]
A line of text has been torn away at this point in the table and the remaining part of the sentence is illegible.

9.  Pastels
The list headings 'Pastels' and 'Etchings - Eaux fortes' are double underlined.