Documents associated with: John, John Graver
Record 2 of 13
System Number: 07980
Date: 4 March 1892
Recipient: James Leathart
Repository: Library of Congress
Call Number: Manuscript Division, Pennell-Whistler Collection, PWC 2/14/1
Document Type: ALS
21, CHEYNE WALK,
33. Rue de Tournon. Paris.
March 4. 1892 -
Dear Mr Leathart -
I am much obliged to you for lending the picture - 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 - 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
Writen at right-angles in upper right-hand corner of sheet in another hand.
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].