W. Montgomery, 81 Lisson Grove, Glenferrie, Melb., Australia, to Clausen
18 Nov 1922
Extent & medium
We have been experiencing something of a heat wave. He suspects the American outlook to art is "broader & more far seeing" than that in Australia. He remembers that the English students in Munich wanted to paint pictures, whereas the Americans wanted to "study how to paint them". Rinder has been successful in the public reaction to the Van Dyck
. He went to an exhibition of an Australian artist who had long lived in France, he thought the work flimsy and weak. He sends a blackwood ashtray.