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Studio: international art — 23.1901

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Eleanor Fortescue-Brickdale

—and more than the mere
mention that the exigencies
of space demand — are
MM. Colonna, G. Fouguet,
Rene Foy and Teterger,
and the painters, the sculp-
tors, the medallists, the
isolated artists, in a word
—MM. Alexandre Char-
pentier, Dampt, Vallgren,
Prouve, and Henry Nocq,
Mile. Halle, Mile. Nouf-
flard, MM. Carabin,
Brateau, and Robert Oran
—to name but a few among
many. All these have
designed and executed
jewellery work which has
at least the great merit
of originality and fancy
—and that is much nowa-
days !

by r. lalique

ON SOME WATER-
COLOUR PIC-
TURES BY MISS
ELEANOR FOR-
TESCUE-BRICKDALE. BY
WALTER SHAW SPAR-
ROW.

Miss Fortescue-Brickdale is
an artist, and her varied and thorough
art as a painter in water-colours,
now on view at the Dowdeswell
Galleries, New Bond Street, proves
her to be a lady of real genius.
And this being so, what are the
qualities of such a genuine woman-
artist ? What purpose in the drama
of high ambitions ought to be served
by her good gifts ? Is it her privilege
to work under a guidance that is
instinctive rather than technical, or
should she attempt to vie with men
in the use of such a fine artifice of
method as cannot with justice be
described as spontaneous or instinc-
tive ? In other words, should a
woman of genius make herself the
diadem, with diamonds and opals by m. yever , imitative slave of men-artists and

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