Studio: international art — 33.1905

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Dutch Art at St. Louis

A very noticeable feature
of all the paintings in this
section, was the impres-
sion given by their frames
that nothing better could
be obtained for the price,
and that no money had been
spared in their purchase.

An attractive etching
was exhibited by Charles
Storm van's Gravesande
under the title of Drifting
Ice o?i the Rhine. In it,
the loose flowing lines
were ably manipulated to
conform with the skilful

Of the contributions in
sculpture, Mr. Charles van
Wijk's series of six bronzes
were particularly note-
worthy. Abraham Hesse-

dutch pottery at st. i.ouis exhibition Ymk ^howed a refined

sympathetic plaster, which
he called Arabian Woman.

work will bring the artist in later years. The One of the leading tenets for which the manage-
subject in question is almost a monochrome, and ment worked in organising the Exposition was that
yet it is handled with a deftness and ease that' the Art Palace should devote equal prominence to
render the result even brilliant. The picture is so every class of art, removing all distinctions between
well filled, too, by the figure seated in profile, that "fine" and "applied art." And Holland was one
there is no sense of emptiness, neither is there a of the few countries which have responded in all
feeling ot overcrowding. departments. Her art-craft exhibit was unusually

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thirteenth or fourteenth century
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