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A Glasgow Designer: E. A. Taylor

ship beauty of outward appearance stands to Schult/.e's Thuringian home-land "than he has ever
the moral value of a work of art and of its attained before. It is Earth herself, mighty and
creator; nay, further, that in sensuous beauty we fruitful, blest by the rain, and over whom the Creator
possess none other than the visible form of all has set His bow in the clouds as a sign of His good
human perfection and moral goodness. This dis- pleasure. Schultze has reached this height of ex-
covery is no new thing; but it is constantly lost pressive power by regarding objective beauty in
sight of as soon as a particular artistic development the new light of a wider outlook on the world,
inscribes on its banner the famous " L'art pour Thus from the decorative conception was evolved
I'art." the monumental conception.

To possess and to comprehend in the material
beauty of things, not only their momentary charm

for the eye, but their deep inner essence: that is A GLASGOW ARTIST AND DE-
the idea which has become the motive-power of j\ SIGNER. THE WORK OF E. A.
Schultze's work. Its significance, both for the £—YTAYLOR- BY J- TAYLOR,
enrichment of artistic creative work and for the

ennobling of our moral attitude towards life, is as Much has been written and spoken of the complete
yet not fully to be estimated. It is marvellous to understanding that ought to exist between the artist
witness the lucidity with which Schultze applies and the craftsman, and the unlikelihood of satisfac-
this idea to practical everyday life, and translates tory results being obtained without the aid of this
it into every conceivable form. co-operation. The whole history of the domestic arts

The illustration on page 210, The Rainbow, exhi- does not disclose a closer union between artand craft
bits a more powerful and striking comprehension of than exists to-day, and this is due almost entirely to the

modern movement. In
"the modern school" there
are men by this arrangement

. occupying foremost places

to-day, who have risen to
their positions through a
series of early failures,
brought about by a lack

.milium..........■.....~ of sympathy between the

two forces, or from an

^* "5 insufficiency of technical

knowledge.

^No such difficulty
marked the opening career
of one of the foremost
designers in Glasgow,

choose between a rural

,< and an urban occupation,

and the call of the fields,
the woods, and wild things
was imperative; there and

' —~* —' - — .....- —....... then began that study

* and appreciation of the

SIDEBOARD DESIGNED BY E. A. TAYLOR rr

EXECUTED BY messrs. WYLIE & LOCHHEAD Subtlety of Colour, that

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