Studio: international art — 18.1900

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Arts and Crafts

of praise, be called a masterpiece, and if it has a draped female in low relief, which show so well the

rival it is only among the best canvases of such an sound sense of decoration and thorough knowledge

inspired painter of children as Sir John Millais. of craftsmanship possessed by Mr. G. J. Frampton.

This list of excellent works by no means records But whatever may be the form of art practice illus-

the full extent of Mr. Waterlow's collection. He trated in these various works, there is common to

has many other admirable things, the pastel drawing them all the same atmosphere of aesthetic sincerity,

of a girl's head by Mr. E. R. Hughes, for instance, They show by their pleasant congruity with what

studies by Mr. John Parker, Mr. Seymour Lucas, care they have been selected, and by their general

and H. S. Marks, and drawings in black-and-white, level and their uniform artistic excellence they bear

and designs, among which are conspicuous a typical evidence to the soundness of the principle on which

piece of humour by Charles Keene, a pen-and-ink they have been brought together,
drawing by Mr. E. A. Abbey, one of the series

executed by him to illustrate She Stoops to Conquer, RITISH DECORATIVE ART

a decorative composition of youths playing football # I N 18 AND THE ARTS

by Mr. E. Buckman, and some figure studies in |~^v a\tE) CRAFTS EXHIBITION

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black-and-white chalk on brown paper by Lord
Leighton. Nor has he confined himself to pictures

and drawings only. A bronze bust by Mr. Onslow Among the best things produced this year are

Ford, and another, of Lord Leighton, by Mr. three works by R. Anning Bell, a panel in coloured

Thomas Brock, stand in his drawing-room; and relief representing Music and Dancing, a triptych

hanging in the picturesque entrance-hall of his in painted plaster of the Good Shepherd and two

attractive house is one of those bronze panels, a adoring angels, and a cartoon for a double-light


[Messrs. John Wilson's Successors, Manufacturers')

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