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No. 240 (March 1913)
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Taylor, Ernest Archibald: The first exhibition of the Society of Wood-Engraving, Paris
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in Les Gsrbes by the introduction of blue com- of two peacocks, entitled Our Lady's Birds. At-
flowers and white butterflies which^gave it a unique tractive also were Constance and The Tiger, by John
charm as well as a certain moving suggestion and D. Batten ; the flower studies by Mrs. E. B.
sensation of the open air. As an illustration Hopkins; and The Bridge, by Sydney Lee.
exhibiting a concentration of his varied technical E. A. Taylor.

methods and art, his Coq is a capital example.

With a refined similarity of method but entirely STUDIO-TALK,
personal outlook, the portraits and landscapes
by P. E. Vibert claimed, with other masterly

(From our Own Correspondents.)

exhibits, an equality of praise. Among many T" ONDON.—The Royal Society of Painter-
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convincingly attained the result sought was perhaps eluded its thirty-first annual exhibition

the Putts a pierres. Other notable prints were ^ J at the galleries of the Old Water-Colour
the admirably treated moonlight effect in colour, Society. The exhibition could not be counted
Le Hameau au clair de lune, by Camille Beltrand ; among the most interesting which the Society has
the Tour de la Cathedrale a Nevers, by Fernand held. Certain well-tried motifs of composition
Chalandre; the strong black-and-white Cassandre, were repeated to an extent that destroyed the
by Robert Davaux ; Andre Desligneres' personal feeling of variety necessary to the enjoyment of an
and interesting Calfats; the feune fille a la exhibition. Plates which introduced freshness in
balustrade and La Cigarette, by P. G. Jeanniot; the point of view and style were Northolt, by Mr.
Le Quai d'Anjou, by Herbert Lespinasse ; the S. Anderson; Spangles, by Mr. J. R. S. Exley; Rain-
poetically romantic La Tour, by E. A. Verpilleux; storm, Volendam, by Mr. W. P. Robins; From the
and the same artist's La Gare, with its vigorous Heights of Rouen (aquatint), by Mr. Luke Taylor;
qualities and colour. A Thanet Granary, by Miss Constance M. Pott;

Amongst other important work in the exhibition Le Roux, by Mr. Lee Hankey ; Winchelsea Gate, by
not the least distinguished came from English and Mr. William Monk; and Woodsford Castle, Dorset,
Scottish artists. Somewhere I have read, " We are by Mr. Bernard Eyre. Mr. Nelson Dawson's work,
so apt to ignore what is by the way, just because notably his Fisherman's Haven, was a stimulating
it is by the way." From the delightful little prints contribution to the show, and Mr. Frank Carter's
by Mrs. E. C. Austen Brown one could not Retribution was a notable etching. Sir Charles
include her in that saying. Her Enfant avec des Holroyd and Sir Alfred East were neither of them
oies and Le moulin a vent had a rare simplicity of very fully represented, but both gave valuable
charm, design, and colour,
and her Clair de lune
showed that she knows how
to obtain beauty from what
one might term common-
place things. With seduc-
tive charm the six prints of
Charles H. Mackie exhibited
genuine artistic qualities, as
well as a subtle Celtic tem-
perament which was much
less evident in his design
than in his colour. The
work of W. Giles, on. the
other hand, was characteris-
tically English : full of
light-hearted sunlight, with
the delicacy of transparent
water-colour, his prints
asserted a joyous note in

the exhibition, the most "abbazia della misericorma" by emma ciardi

fascinating being his Study (Messrs. Ernest Brown & Phillips, the Leicester Galleries)