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Studio: international art — 19.1900

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A Spanish Painter

DOOR HANDLE DESIGNED BY F. BRANGWYN

They have in form the same character that there
is in the colour—a subtlety that prevents the
minute care that has been exercised in perfecting
them from becoming too obvious. Indeed, careful,
studied, and exact, as the whole work is, it has a
curiously happy air of spontaneity, and makes no
display of labour or eccentric ingenuity. It is a
decoration without a flaw, and it shows most
hopefully what vitality there is now in the
school of design that is making its influence felt
.amongst us.

ASPANISH PAINTER.—ALIJAN-
DRO DE RIOUER. BY FER-
NANDO DE ARTEAGA Y
PEREIRA.

Alijandro de Riquer f. Inglada, son
•of the Marquis de Bonavent and his wife Elisea
Inglada, was born at Calaf (Catalonia), 1856.
" Up to my twelfth year," he writes to a friend, " I
had not left the mountains, and when I got to
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town [Barcelona] the first deep impression I had
(deeper even than one feels in a tempest) was to
find myself face to face with the sea. The sea
without bounds, the horizon that had no ending,
into which a few white spots, like seagulls' wings,
were vanishing—fishing smacks, of which I dreamt
all night, for I could not believe that they would
ever come back. I had never seen a greater water
than the mountain burn and the mill-dam hard
by my father's house, and this great endless liquid
plain astonished me by its beauty, while it terrified
me by its majesty." The boy began, of course, by
filling every blank space in the margins of his
books with scribbled drawings : whenever he had a

TAINTED PANEL BY FRANK BRANGWYN
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