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Documents associated with: 3rd Esposizione Internazionale d'Arte della Città di Venezia,Venice 1899
Record 28 of 32

System Number: 11696
Date: [April/May 1899][1]
Author: Charles Lang Freer[2]
Place: Venice
Recipient: [none]
Repository: Freer Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.
Call Number: FGA Whistler 279/4
Credit Line: Charles Lang Freer Papers, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C.: Gift of the Estate of Charles Lang Freer
Document Type: ADd


THE VENICE HOTELS LIMITED
REGISTERED IN LONDON 16 JUNE 1898

HOTEL ROYAL DANIELI

VENISE, LE         

Venice Exposition

Valparaiso[3] by Whistler
owned by Graham Robertson[4]
Godalming
England

Princess of porcelain[5]
owned by
W. Burrell[6],
Glasgow -

Ice in the Thames[7] to arrive later -

Portrait of Miss Alexander[8] and the Piano[9] will not come —


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Notes:

1.  [April/May 1899]
Dated by reference to works seen at the 3rd Esposizione Internazionale d'Arte della Città di Venezia,Venice, 1899.

2.  Charles Lang Freer
Charles Lang Freer (1856-1919), industrialist, collector and founder of the Freer Gallery of Art [more].

3.  Valparaiso
Crepuscule in Flesh Colour and Green: Valparaiso (YMSM 73), shown at the 3rd Esposizione Internazionale d'Arte della Città di Venezia,Venice, 1899.

4.  Graham Robertson
Walford Graham Robertson (1867-1948), painter, designer and collector [more].

5.  Princess of porcelain
La Princesse du pays de la porcelaine (YMSM 50), also shown in Venice.

6.  W. Burrell
William Burrell (1861-1958), ship-owner and collector [more]. Freer eventually bought this from Burrell.

7.  Ice in the Thames
The Thames in Ice (YMSM 36) was shown at the 73rd Exhibition of the Royal Scottish Academy of Painting, Sculpture and Architecture, Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh, 1899.

8.  Miss Alexander
Harmony in Grey and Green: Miss Cicely Alexander (YMSM 129), which was to have been lent to Venice, but does not appear in the catalogue.

9.  Piano
At the Piano (YMSM 24) was shown at the 73rd Exhibition of the Royal Scottish Academy of Painting, Sculpture and Architecture, Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh, 1899.