Studio: international art — 50.1910

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“a village washing place”


beauties which we cherish
in hot-houses at home.

Mexico is a wonderful
country of interest and
beauty, quite unexploited
by the European artist,
and thoroughly repays
one for the long voyage
and the various discom-
forts of travel in its in-
terior, which are much
alleviated by the kind
hospitality and sympathy
of the scattered English
residents. M. B.

The new Turner Wing
added to the National
Gallery of British Art at
Millbank, by the gift of the
late Sir Joseph Duveen,
and containing the pic-
tures and drawings from
the Turner Collection, was
opened to the public last


{From Our Own Corresfotidents.)

LONDON.-—At a meet-
ing of the Royal
Academy held at the
close of June Mr.
Charles Napier Hemy, A.R.A.,
so widely known as a painter
of marine pictures, was pro-
moted to full membership.
Mr. Hemy, who was born in
1841, is a native of Newcastle-
on-Tyne, and it was at the
Art school of that town that
he received his first training
in art. His first Academy pic-
ture was exhibited when he
was twenty-four, after which he
went to the Antwerp Academy
and became a pupil of Baron
Leys, a celebrated painter of
historic genre. Since 1870 he
has lived and worked for the
most part in England, making
his home from 1882 onwards
at Falmouth. He was elected

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