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W. Montgomery, 81 Lisson Grove, Glenferrie, Melb., Australia, to Clausen

RA Collection: Archive

Reference code

CL/1/151

Title

W. Montgomery, 81 Lisson Grove, Glenferrie, Melb., Australia, to Clausen

Date

18 Nov 1922

Level

Item

Extent & medium

1 piece

Content Description

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.