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1 Leave a comment on paragraph 1 0 383                         Vienna

2 Leave a comment on paragraph 2 0 I admired a couple of portraits of a young lady, by Siebold-

3 Leave a comment on paragraph 3 1 Then into the other wing where I find myself constantly admiring “the school of modern art”.   To me they far excell anything by the “old masters [sic]. One by Engerth. 10 x 11 ft arresting of King Mansfrids [sic] wife and four children.   My Alice could scarcely be drawn away from it.

4 Leave a comment on paragraph 4 1 A head and busy by Eybel, small, of an old Austrian peasant woman, equal in fineness of finish to Denner.

5 Leave a comment on paragraph 5 1 Two, by Hoechle, small. An old man filling his pipe, and an old woman with a purse.

6 Leave a comment on paragraph 6 1 Two large ones by Krafft. The soldiers departure and his return.

7 Leave a comment on paragraph 7 1 Also a large picture of many courtly personages, historical, by Matijko a polish painter, representing the dismemberment of Poland, very spirited and a splendid piece of drapery. Emp^r^ Napleon gave 80.000 francs with the understanding that it should be sold to the Emp^r^ of Austria. The latter gave 60.000 francs more, from the Paris exposition, not in the catalogue-

8 Leave a comment on paragraph 8 0 But its difficult to say which is best among such a lot of gems.

9 Leave a comment on paragraph 9 1 All of our family show their admiration and my children think that a picture gallery can be “interresting after all”-

10 Leave a comment on paragraph 10 0 Thence into the basement where there is but few paintings that arrest my attention. There is a large mosaic on the right wall in the right

11 Leave a comment on paragraph 11 0 [-In the basement-]

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