Studio: international art — 16.1899

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BOX IN WOOD AND STEEL BY L. H. MARTIN

bodies responsible for the art expression in its
various phases, bring about an improvement in
our surroundings. _

The first work which calls for attention is that of
the veteran President, Mr. Clarence Whaite, en-

COPPER HANGING GAS LAMP BY JAMES SMITHIES

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titled Pandy Mill, a fine piece of water-colour work,
poetic in conception and arrangement, strong and
golden in colour. F. W. Jackson, with A Garden
of the Sea, occupies the post of honour. His larger
and perhaps more serious work, The Return from
Line Fishing, not only maintains his former posi-
tion, but considerably advances it. Both works are
very good in colour. Either side of Mr. Jackson's
Garden hang Miss Dacre's Little Mary Burton, in

COPPER COAL BOX BY JAMES SMITHIES

light tones of red and white, with a yellow note
exquisitely placed, and Mr. Reginald Barter's Mrs.
Walker, both worthy of especial attention. There
is also a good portrait of Mrs. Whitelegge by Miss
Dacre. Mr. Barter's portrait of Mr. Burton, F.C.S.,
and his One of a Company are the work of an accom-
plished draughtsman and painter, who ought to be
considered by the city council whenever a portrait
is required, for such workmanship and artistic merit
is not met with frequently even in the metropolis.

Mr. Enderby contributes an important portrait of
a lady in white. There appears to be nothing new
in the work of Mr. Anderson Hague; his cornfields
are certainly rich in colour, but his method of using
the palette-knife is a little too obvious. Mr. Somer-
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