Documents associated with: 1st International Exhibition of the Union of Austrian Artists, Vereinigung Bildender Künstler, Vienna, 1898
Record 2 of 7
[...] It appears that there is to be an Exposition International in something like a month's time, and I learn that the persevering humbug of the Surgery has had himself made President of the Etching department for England!
You can see him from here arranging papers and pigeon holing lies and preparing to pounce upon the prize - whatever that may be [...]
First then I ought to meet the Viennese Commissioner and I ought to arrive at sending the mass of my etchings so that they should be properly seen in their own frames. Then they ought to know that I had the Gold Medal from Holland (pays de Rembrant [sic]!) and thus of course I ought to have the Gold Medal in Vienna. [...]
1. [December 1897 / January 1898]
Dated by the reference to an exhibition (see below).
Incomplete text, taken from a sale catalogue, Maggs, sale 652, London, 1937 (cat. no. 876) described as '4 pp., oblong, 8vo', for sale at £1 1s.
3. Exposition International
By 12 February 1898 JW had a list of works ready to exhibit at the 1st International Exhibition, Vereinigung Bildender Kϋnstler, Vienna, 1898 (#12759). He was in touch with George Sauter and E. G. Kennedy regarding the arrangements (see #09722).
5. Gold Medal from Holland
JW had received a gold medal at Tentoonstelling van Kunstwerken van Levende Meesters, Amsterdam, 1889.