Documents associated with: 1st Esposizione Internazionale d'Arte della Città di Venezia, Venice, 1895
Record 6 of 12
System Number: 08376
Date: 11 September 1895
Author: Durrant's Press Cuttings
Repository: Library of Congress
Call Number: Manuscript Division, Pennell-Whistler Collection, PWC
Document Type: Ms/PD
DURRANT'S PRESS CUTTINGS
CHIEF LONDON OFFICES: -
57, HOLBORN VIADUCT, LONDON, E. C.
ADVERTISEMENTS AND NEWS RECEIVED FOR ALL PAPERS.
THE MORNING POST,
WELLINGTON STREET, STRAND, LONDON, W. C.
(T. L. COWARD, PUBLISHER.)
CUTTING FROM ISSUE DATED Sept. 11. 1895
THE VENICE EXHIBITION AWARDS.
THE JURY, OF WHICH MR. W. M. ROSSETTI IS PRESIDENT, APPOINTED TO AWARD THE PRIZES OF THE INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION AT VENICE, HAS GIVEN THE FOLLOWING DECISIONS:- 1ST PRIZE, 10,000 FR., FOR A PICTURE BY PAOLO MICHETTI; 2ND PRIZE, 5,000 FR., FOR A PICTURE BY PABLO SEGANTINI; 3RD PRIZE, 5,000 FR., FOR A PORTRAIT BY MAX LIEBERMANN; 4TH PRIZE, 5,000 FR., FOR A PICTURE BY PAUL JANNSEN; 5TH PRIZE, 5,000 FR., FOR A MARBLE STATUE BY DOMENICO TRENTACOSTE; 6TH PRIZE, 5,000 FR., FOR A PICTURE BY SILVIO ROTTA; 7TH PRIZE, 2,500 FR., FOR A PICTURE BY JAMES McN. WHISTLER; 8TH PRIZE, 2,500 FR., FOR A PICTURE BY GIOVANNI COLDINI. [...]
1. Durrant's Press Cuttings
JW regularly subscribed to a press-cutting agency (Romeike or Durrant), and kept reviews in a series of albums. However it is not entirely clear whether this was sent to him or was collected on someone else's behalf.
2. VENICE EXHIBITION
1st Esposizione Internazionale d'Arte della Città di Venezia, Venice, 1895, reported in the Morning Post, 11 September 1895.
William Michael Rossetti (1829-1919), civil servant and critic [more]. Prizewinners included JW, Giovanni Segantini (1858-1899), artist [more], and Max Liebermann (1847-1935), genre and landscape painter and etcher [more].