Pierre Auguste Renoir, Luncheon of the Boating Party
Illustration with allergy to Picnic.
Paul Gauguin, Idyll of Tahiti
Paul Cézanne, Mont Sainte-Victoire
J. Alden Weir, An Alsatian Girl
J. Alden Weir, Pan and the Wolf
J. Alden Weir, Fishing Party
J. Alden Weir, Visiting Neighbors
Theodore Robinson, Giverny
John H. Twachtman, Summer
Sweetness + light.
W. L. Lathrop, The Tow Path
Pomposity in Repose.
Paul Dougherty, Storm Voices
The Sea Can’t be Beat.
Gari Melchers, The Smithy
Maurice Prendergast, Ponte Della Paglia
Adoration (No desecration intended).
Maurice Prendergast, Pincian Hill-Rome
Maurice Prendergast, Autumn
These I cannot describe.
Arthur B. Davies, Springtime of Delight
Possibilities of further
Arthur B. Davies, In the Country
Arthur B. Davies, Horses of Attica
Henri Rousseau, The Pink Candle
Permanent + of direct + immediate use to advertisers and (more important), Book Publishers + people who appreciate the value of White as opposed to Black.
Henri Rousseau, Notre Dame
Ditto - (But here there’s more subtlety proposed).
Odilon Redon, Mystery
This happens to be one of my favorites.
Edouard Vuillard, The Newspaper
Albert André, The Concert
Effort in Composition.
Pierre Bonnard, Moulin Rouge
Might be good in Color.
Pierre Bonnard, Woman and the Dog
Pierre Bonnard - Interior with Boy
Don’t get it.
Allen Tucker, Tree and Barn
Allen Tucker, The Rise
Allen Tucker, The Squall
Childe Hassam, The Washington Square Arch
Jerome Myers, Band Concert Night
Better than Prendergast!
Jerome Myers, Wonderland
John Sloan, In the Wake of the Ferry
George Luks, Fortune Teller
Not quite realized.
Augustus Vincent Tack, Storm
You can do these in your bathtub.
Augustus Vincent Tack, Canyon
Augustus Vincent Tack, Largo
Augustus Vincent Tack, Liberation
Nice idea but the microscope will do the same thing.
Charles Despiau, Head of Madame Derain
Despiau never goes wrong!
Georges Braque, Pears Pipe and Pitcher
If you have a stray Braque send it to me.
John D. Graham, Hallucination
Pablo Picasso, The Blue Room
Wish you had some of his drawings.
Georges Braque, Still Life with Grapes and Clarinet
André Derain, Head of a Girl
And more of these.
André Derain, Grapes
André Derain, Mano The Dancer
and especially these.
André Derain, Landscape of Southern France
-oh, and these too.
Maurice Utrillo, Suburbs in the Snow
These pictures please me
John Marin, Near Great Barrington
This particular one is what Tom Barrett calls “Art”.
Charles Demuth, Red Chimneys
These approach “Art”
Paul Klee, Tree Nursery
This Really IS Art
Raoul Dufy, Polo Players
Raoul has a nice idea
Arthur G. Dove, Waterfall
These things are beyond, and can only be linked to music.
Arthur G. Dove, Snow Thaw
These are aesthetic cartoons.
Rockwell Kent, Road Roller
This is pure illustrative pap.
Rockwell Kent, Burial of a Young Man
This is a little better, religiously.
Guy Pène du Bois, Soldier and Peasant
This guy will get somewhere.
Maurice Sterne, Mother and Child
Maurice Stern, Still Life
Georgia O'Keeffe, Pattern of Leaves
Georgia O'Keeffe, Ranchos Church
Vincent Canadé, Town by a River
A Really determined Man.
Walt Kuhn, Girl and Mirrors
Reynolds Beal, Beach Ponies
He got it.
Robert Spencer, The Seed of a Revolution
Too English. A Frenchman would have upset far better (witness Daumier).
Olive Rush, Charros at Rodeo
(Too much Guys.)
Abraham Walkowitz, People in the Park
Experimenter, thank God.
Marsden Hartley, Camellias
Now we come to something that (in art) can be really important to America - this one… It has all the qualities that we Pan-Americans want… (all of which can be summed up in one word. Compactness… this picture has it. One Definite purpose.
Man Ray, The Black Tray
Man Ray isn’t so bad either…he gives you a certain conviction.
Stefan Hirsch, Mill Town
Plants like these are about to go C.I.O. Some people think that’s sacrilege.