The Artist

The Artist

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1881 edition. Excerpt: ...the resemblance cannot be said to extend. Classic art is, as usual in these galleries, badly represented, "The Broken Pitcher " by A. Ludovici junr. being almost the only example. "The Rehearsal," by Florence Martin, though not classic in subject, has classic qualities, and is no small advance on the work which this lady has previously exhibited. H. T. Schafer, whose name has hitherto been associated with classic art, has here diverged from his usual course, and shows a clever out-of-door picture "The old Capstan." An exhibition at Suffolk-street in which Mr-Wyke Bayliss was unrepresented would scarcely seem complete. This year there are from his hand two pictures of the usual type, important studies of church interiors, spectacular in treatment, and possessing a certain brilliancy of effect. Of the two the "Interior of Treves Cathedral," in water colour, is much to be preferred. A fine group of dogs by J. S. Noble, and the inevitable kitten by H. H. Couldery, represent the animal paintings; and R. J. Gordon's " Olivia " ranks high among the idealised studies of heads, of which a considerable number have been placed in the galleries. There are few other pictures that rise sufficienuy above the general level to call for special notice. MESSRS TOOTH'S GALLERY. The pictures collected by Messrs. Tooth for their exhibition this season are beyond the average in merit. Those most likely to make a lasting impression on the memory perhaps are the life-like studies of French life by L. L'hermitte. One of these, "A Cabaret," the large picture at the end of the room, grimy sous of toil in workaday costume, drinking thin wine, full of uncompromising truth, is perhaps too hardly realistic to give...show more

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  • Paperback | 844 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 42mm | 1,479g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123664817X
  • 9781236648174