Studio: international art — 11.1897

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Some Glasgow Designers

and there is every reason to believe that lie will
not disappoint them in the future.

The decorative schemes Mr. Mackintosh lias
carried out for the tea rooms (and the same con-
clusion holds good of Mr. George Walton's share,
yet to be described), appear to be the first ex-
amples of permanent mural decoration evolved
through the poster. Not a few of those who de-
voted special attention to the modern poster were
interested far more in the influence it promised to
exercise upon fresco and stencilled-surface decora-
tion than for anything relating to its own
ephemeral purpose. It seems to be fair to claim
these decorations as the first notable examples of
decoration conceived in part upon the same prin-
ciples as those Mr. Mackintosh and others have

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one who believes in it, and it seems that belief in it
should follow intimacy; for when a man has some-
thing to say and knows how to say it, the conversion
of others is usually but a question of time. Those
near him hear it first and are therefore the earliest
to be convinced, but others follow at no distant
interval. Each season sees some artist hitherto
looked upon as a rebel, admitted into the ranks of
"the advanced but tolerated/' One has but to re-
call the position occupied by manv a present hero
ot the applied arts not so many years ago, to
prove this fact. Whether the first successes of
Mr. Mackintosh will prove to be merely chance
dforts of youthful vigour, or the forerunners of a
notable career, it is too early to decide. But so

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