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much in his unobtrusive way to elevate the love STUDIO-TALK.

of art here, and if he has achieved nothing more, , r ^ ^ r< j j \

' (From Our Oivn Correspondents.)
he has certainly helped many others to become

members of the fraternity. "1" ON DON.—Mr. Gilbert Bayes, the sculptor,

Of his methods very little need be said. I has been asked to execute the design for

really think Tebbitt has invented his own the new" Great Seal" of England. This

technique, believing in the fact that, whether a * ^ is one of the important commissions

painting be effected by the use of brush, thumb, which fall to artists as a sequence of the demise

palette knife or otherwise, so long as the result is of the Crown. The Great Seal is affixed to all

the result of his method, not the fortune of weighty documents of State, and its safe custody

chance, which so many water-colour artists depend is one of the functions of the Lord High Chancellor.

on, he has gained his aim. He uses pure colour -

without any addition of Chinese white or body The autumn exhibition of the Royal Society of

colour. British Artists contains many vigorously painted

My intimate knowledge is that of a man who and accomplished canvases, and the number

has a positive dislike to praise, and is always con- of smaller panels is greater than usual on this

tent to rely on his own efforts to convince. A occasion. Pictures that are characteristic of the

more genial friend it would be hard to find, and I best elements in this season's show are Near

thoroughly believe he is one of the few remaining Worthing and Noon's Sapphire, by Mr. D. Murray

" Bohemians." The man lives for his work, and Smith; Purple and Silver, by Mr. W. Graham

his work after him will live for him. W. A. Robertson ; The Barn, a sketch, and Wellington

(The illustrations to this article are reproduced Grove, Granada, by Mr. A. H. Elphenstone;

by permission of Messrs. Angus and Robertson, Valley of the Torridge, by Mr. A. Carruthers-

Ltd., of Sydney.) Gould; The Glade, a decorative landscape,

"ON THE TWEED RIVER, NEW SOUTH WALES'
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BY HENRY TEBBITT
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