Letter from Egon Schiele and the art dealership Gustav Nebehay, administrative office, to Paris Gütersloh, 21st Aug. 1918
21st Aug. 1918
(Vienna 1887–1973 Baden near Vienna)
(Tulln 1890–1918 Vienna)
Fernsprecher 1207, 5046
VIENNA, 21st August 1918.
I have been invited by the Nassau Art Association Wiesbaden to organize an exhibition of works by new Austrian artists. I ask you to place a small collection of your works at my disposal, one that will be sufficient to fill an exhibition room. Please send these paintings between 5th and 15th September to the forwarding agency E. Bäuml, Vienna’s 1st district, Kantgasse 2.
Considering the large expenses associated with this exhibition, a 25% commission will be deducted from the proceeds of any work sold. The Nassau Art Association will receive the usual percentage, while the rest of the money will be used to cover the exhibition expenses, which will be disclosed latest 3 months after the closing of the exhibition in a detailed statement.
Please fill out the enclosed registration form and send it latest by 1st September to: Gustav Nebehay, Vienna’s 1st district, Hotel Bristol “Altes Haus” [Old building], which is also the address for all other enquires.
[Written by Egon Schiele:]
We have decided to select the paintings of Vienna-based artists in their studios. You will receive an invitation to take part in this studio tour after 1st September. If you have photographs of your paintings, please send them by 1st September to the above address for inclusion in the exhibition catalogue.
[Written by another hand:]
Herrn Paris Gütersloh
XIII. Elslergasse 8
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