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June 2nd

drove around in the trams & omnibuses together. A gentleman was very polite & pointed out the different places to us. Found Rubens' house decidedly vulgar in ornamentation.
Went into a beautiful Japanese store opposite & Alice bought me some colored clay figures.

June 2d  Musée Alone.
Rembrant's old man looked very fine.
exquisite collection of old paintings. [[underline]] Van Entborn [[/underline]] collection 
[[underline]] Memmi.[[/underline]] S. of Simon von Sienna [[strikethrough]] 1280 [[/strikethrough]] 1280-1344
Crucifixion & descent from cross

[[underline]] Memling [[/underline]] 
1 portrait of young priest with clasped hands.
2 virgin & child.
3 praying monk.

[[underline]] Holbein [[/underline]]  1 Erasmus
2 Lawyer.

[[underline]] Van der Wayden  [[/underline]]
1 Annonciation
2 7 sacrements.

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[[underline]] Durer [[/underline]]
1 drawing of head of old man.
[[underline]] Jacoby [/underline]]
1 Adoration of the magi

[[underline]] Clouet[[/underline]] 1 Francois II infant

Modern paintings
[[underline]] Van Beers  [[/underline]] 1 portrait, curiously and hideously realistic

[[underline]] Alfred Stevens  [[/underline]] 1 lady - very good if you like it.

[[underline]] Lagye [[/underline]] 
Woman dancing with a dressed up dog. Interesting.

Cabanel. Cleopatra. fanciful.      

Transcription Notes:
Jan van Beers, Victor Lagye, Alfred Stevens Belgian artists all contemporary to EBW. Alexandre Cabanel is French and earlier

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