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'92 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. [[end page]] [[start page]] [[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.
Jan van Beers, Victor Lagye, Alfred Stevens Belgian artists all contemporary to EBW. Alexandre Cabanel is French and earlier
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