International studio — 34.1908

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A n April Holiday



“THE hawk’s nest” (oil PAINTING) BY BRUNO LILJEFORS
(In the Collection oj P. Furstemberg, Gothenburg)

leaves Liljefors; he never has been and never will
be caught tripping.
Bruno Liljefors was born in the year i860 ; he
now stands in the prime of his manhood and at
the height of his art, a giant in the land.

“Art in England during the Elizabethan
and Stuart Periods ” is
the title of the Special
Spring Number of The
Studio, ready in a few
days. The period covered
is probably the most inter-
esting of any which could
have been selected. To ar-
chitects, designers, students,
collectors, and connoisseurs
the work should prove of
the utmost value. Upwards
of 150 drawings have been
expressly executed for this
number, and many others,
never before reproduced,
(including furniture, em-
broidery, and engravings)
will be included. As usual
the supplements in colour
will form a special feature.
Further particulars are pub-
lished herewith.

It had been a bad win-
ter ; all through the black
nights and the days of
gloom the four strong
winds of heaven had kept
up their fierce game—
tossing the storms from
St. Leven to St. Ives, from
the Gurnard’s Head across
to the marshes of Mara-
zion, as a player tosses the
ball. We poor painters
cowered over studio fires,
the rain streamed on the
skylights, the sodden mist
blew up from the sea;
mackintoshes and sea-
boots the only wear. The hearts of all the lovers
of the Sun were as lead within them, and still the
weeks by courtesy allotted to the Spring waned
apace; but to us, who are by nature optimists,
whose passion is the wide sky and open spaces,
one bright gleam suffices to re-awaken enthusiasm.
Our spirits soar up from their low level; we believe

■ A PAIR OF CROWS

(oil painting)
(In P. Furstemberg's Collection)

BY BRUNO LILJEFORS

AN APRIL
HOLIDAY.
BY ELIZA-
BETH STAN-
HOPE FORBES,
A.R.W.S.
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