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System Number: 07980
Date: 4 March 1892
Author: JW
Place: Paris
Recipient: James Leathart[1]
Place: [London]
Repository: Library of Congress
Call Number: Manuscript Division, Pennell-Whistler Collection, PWC 2/14/1
Document Type: ALS



33. Rue de Tournon. Paris.

March 4. 1892 -

Dear Mr Leathart -

I am much obliged to you for lending the picture[3] - and would be further pleased to have a line from you saying that I may have it for Paris as I explained in my letter[4] - Kindly write to me here - and also let me know if you are disposed to sell the picture -

With many thanks
Very faithfully Yours

J McN. Whistler

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1.  James Leathart
James Leathart (1820-1895), collector [more].

2.  '71'
Writen at right-angles in upper right-hand corner of sheet in another hand.

3.  picture
He was lending Purple and Rose: The Lange Leizen of the Six Marks (YMSM 47) to Nocturnes, Marines and Chevalet Pieces, Boussod, Valadon & Cie, Goupil Gallery, London, 1892. He did not lend it to a show in Paris, but sold it in 1893 to John Graver Johnson (1841-1917), lawyer and collector [more].

4.  letter
JW to Mrs Leathart, 29 February 1892, #10061.