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St. Jacque

We all went into a modern exhibition of painting by mistake, taking it to be the Musée.

Found the pictures however very interesting. Impressionism in its extreme form.  [[underlined]] Pissarro, Mlle Bock [[/underlined]] (sea scapes. 2 four peasants walking down the road with baskets on their backs.

[[underlined]] George Lemmon [[/underlined]] - designs for tiles. Some pointiliste pictures.

[[underline]] Henry van de Velde  [[/underlined]] - pointilists 
1 Scene in the sun.
2 trees stretching away in a work Japanesy in effect

[[underlined]] Paul Signac  [[/underlined]] didn't like watercolor-like effect

[[underlined]] Georges Seurat [[/underlined]] nude women. bad sea scapes, Japanesy.

[[underlined]] Georges Morven [[/underline]]    
1 head in red chalk very good.
2 drawings from academy very interesting though small & queer in proportion.

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(fine) [[underlined]] Vincent van Gogh [[/underlined]] very extraordinary in workmanship, paint laid on in stripes.
1 night scene good
2 fields stretching away.

[[underlined]] Théo van Rysselbergha [[/underlined]] pointelist
1 girl at piano
2 man at work by lamplight fine in character & altogether pleasing. Among the few impressionist portraits that I have ever liked.

In the first room were about fifty of Hiroshighe's pictures. Aunty & Alice dragged me away before I had half glanced at them. They were exquisite.
 
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