arc delightful enough. Several of the blocks are painting, The Adoration oj the Shepherds, variously
duplicated in India proof, which serves but to ascribed to Giovanni Bellini and Vincenzo Cotena,
emphasise the unsatisfactory character of the ordi- the other being from the late Henry Moore's mas-
nary impressions, as they show how much has been terly seascape, The Newhaven Packet.
lost in the others.
WARDS IN "THE STUDIO"
Design of a Girl's Head.
This competition did not prove a popular one,
and Messrs. Cherry and Smalldridge are of opinion
that none of the designs satisfactorily fulfil the
conditions. We must, however, reserve a word of
praise for the excellent drawing by Forres, to
which has been awarded the First Prize.
HON. MENTION (COMP. C XXIV.) 1' ADA
Slav Tales. From the French of Alex. Chodsko.
Translated and Illustrated by Emily J. Harding.
(London : George Allen. Price 6s.)—The majority
of these stories, we are informed, are presented
here for the first time in English dress. The
strong likeness that many of them bear to the
Arabian Nights is a matter of interest to students
of folk-lore. They are well told and profusely
The Village of Youth, and other Fairy Tales. By
Bessie Hatton. Illustrated by W. H. Margetson.
(London : Hutchinson & Co. Price $s. 6d.)—
Author and artist may alike be congratulated upon
this book, which is one of considerable merit. Mr.
Margetson designs with equal charm, whether he
uses pen or brush.
HON. MENTION (COMP. C XXIV.) " COPINSHAY
The Art for Schools Association, of 29 Queen The First Prize (Three guineas) is awarded to
Square, has recently published two excellent photo- Forres (Jean Mitchell, 21 Crescent Road, Sharrow,
gravures, one being a reproduction of the fine Sheffield).