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Studio: international art — 27.1903

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way. It won the cordial appreciation, not only of representing a sort of mythological chariot race,

the press, but of experts; and many artists have Night and Morning. The artist's conception has

since betrayed in their own work the influence it no doubt been influenced by reminiscences of

exercised over them. Within a fortnight no less Norse mythology, but he has succeeded in impart-

than 50,000 visitors were admitted, a practical ing vigorous life and movement into the spirit

proof of the interest taken in industrial art in of his subject. The design is by Mr. August

Hungary. We may add, that the Poster advertis- Wilkens, of Ladegaard, and has been executed

ing the exhibition was the work of George Walton, in a new kind of technique by the art weavers of

who made a present of his design to the authorities Scherrebeck, that well-known institution in Nord-

of the Museum. Schleswig, which owes si great part of its revival

to the combined and energetic endeavours of two

EEL.—In connection with the general men—a clergyman and an artist—Pastor Jacobsen

progressive advance of modern handi- and Professor Eckmann. The premature death

craft-work throughout Germany, applied of the latter has been felt as a severe loss b>'

all interested in the modern art-movement in

Germany. W. S.

K

REVIEWS.

art is gradually gaining ground also in
the more northern provinces of the empire, notably
in Schleswig-Holstein. Of the local landscape-
paintings by Olde, Dettmann, Johannsen, and
others, we have had occasion to speak before in William Hogarth. By Austin Dobson. With
the pages of The Studio (vol. xxi., No. 91). Pro- an Introduction by Sir William Armstrong.
fessor Olde has recently been called to Weimar by (London: W. Heinemann.) Price ,£5 $s. net.—It
the reigning Grand Duke (to the post of Director cannot be said that the art of Hogarth has in the
of the old Fine Art School of Weimar), probably past been appreciated at its full worth. As in the
with the view of placing the artistic genius loci of case of other artists of surpassing talent, his con-
that " classical" centre of Germany on a more temporaries were unable to recognise the full
modern footing than before. measure of his abilities, and were inclined to slight,

- and even to ridicule, some of his best and most

On this page appears an illustration of a serious work. In later times he has been acknow-

rug, meant to hang on the wall of a large hall, ledged a great satirist of the vices of his day : but

'night and morning" designed by a. wilkens. executed by the weaving

manufactories of scherrebeck

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