Documents associated with: 4th Internationale Kunst-Ausstellung, Munich, 1889
Record 5 of 5
System Number: 13631
Date: [May 1889?]
Recipient: Robert de Montesquiou-Fezensac
Repository: Bibliothèque Nationale, Paris
Call Number: Nouv. Acq. Fr. 15335, f. 26
Document Type: ALS
Vous ne vouliez pas y être! -
Vous avez donc cru que je me laissais approuver à la fin? -
You did not want to be there!
So you thought that I was developing a taste for being acclaimed? -
1. [May 1889?]
Dated by possible reference to banquets (see below).
4. y être! -
Probably a reference to the banquets offered to JW by his friends, on 28 April 1889 in Paris, and 1 May in London, to celebrate his success at 4th Internationale Kunst-Austellung, Munich, 1889. He had been awarded a 1st class gold medal, and was made an Honorary Member of the Royal Academy of Fine Arts, and given the cross of the Order of St Michael of Bavaria.