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System Number: 01434
Date: 28 October 1858[1]
Author: Maison Fontaine
Place: Paris
Recipient: JW
Place: [Paris]
Repository: Glasgow Unversity Library
Call Number: Whistler F366
Document Type: PD/Ms


MAISON FONTAINE,
DURANT - SUCCESSEUR,
TIENT FABRIQUE DE BORDURES POUR TABLEAUX ET ESTAMPES
ET LES ENCADRE, ENTREPREND LA REMISE DES TABLEAUX SUR TOILES ET LA RESTAURATION
CITÉ BERGÈRE, NO. 2, FAUBG. MONTMARTRE, NO. 6.
A PARIS

PARIS,

LE 28 octobre 1858.

Doit Mr Vinsler [sic]

    Deux bordures toiles de 2 en 3° canaux 22
19 fevrier 20 Une B[ordu]re 6° a [sic] canaux riches avec  
    épaisseur dorée, portant 4m 40 80
mars 12 Une B[ordu]re 6° a gaudrons [sic] et frise  
    portant 4m 70
    Total 172
       

 


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Translation:

MAISON FONTAINE,
SUCCESSOR TO DURANT,
STOCKS FRAMING MATERIALS FOR PAINTINGS AND PRINTS
AND FRAMES THEM, UNDERTAKING THE DELIVERY OF PAINTINGS ON CANVAS AND RESTORATION
CITÉ BERGÈRE, NO. 2, FAUBG. MONTMARTRE, NO. 6.
PARIS

PARIS,

28 October 1858.

Owing from Mr Vinsler [sic]

    Two frames for canvas size 2 with 3° reeded mouldings 22
19 February 20 One frame 6° with rich reeded mouldings with  
    thickness gilded, of 4m 40 80
March 12 One frame 6° with relief patterns and edging  
    of 4m 70
    Total 172
       

 


Notes:

1.  28 October 1858
Just over a week later, on 6 November, JW left Paris for London, where he began his first important painting, At the Piano (YMSM 24).