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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. [[end page]] [[start page]] (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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