Documents associated with: Art and Art Critics
Record 29 of 35
System Number: 09046
Date: 31 January 1883
Author: Chatto and Windus
Repository: University of Reading
Call Number: Chatto and Windus archive, C and W 2444/17
Document Type: ALS
31 Jan 1883
We have on hand about 140 copies of your brown paper pamphlet "Art and Art Critics" which we shall be very pleased to see on sale at your Exhibition at the Fine Art Society's Gallery. We should have no difficulty in reprinting it at a few days notice if required.
Yours very faithfully
Chatto & Windus
J. M. Whistler Esqr
13 Tite St
1. Chatto and Windus
Firm of publishers who produced JW's polemical pamphlet about art criticism, Whistler, James McNeill, Whistler v. Ruskin: Art and Art Critics, London, 1878.
JW's forthcoming exhibition, Mr Whistler's Etchings, The Fine Art Society, London, 1883. The catalogue for the exhibition also mocked the critics, with its inclusion of extracts from critical reviews alongside the titles of the etchings. See exhibition catalogue, including the third to sixth editions which contain Whistler, James McNeill, Caviare to the Critics, London, 1883.