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combatants have dropped on the polished
floor ! No, students of war must go to
Goya; though, in the picture in the
National Gallery, they can find one
casualty—a pathetic little knight lying face
downward ; he may be the symbol of " the
Rout," but I incline to the opinion that he
died in the interest of perspective and the
cause of great composition. 0 0
George Sheringham.

[The picture by Uccello in the National Gallery,
London, was formerly supposed to represent the
battle of Sant' Egidio (1417) and is so referred to
by Ruskin, but it was shown by Mr. Herbert P.
Home (" Monthly Review," 1901) that this painting
and the two in the Uffizi Gallery and the Louvre
respectively form a set of three pictures commemora-
ting the rout of the Sienese forces by the Floren-
tines at San Romano in 1433 which Uccello painted
for the palace of Cosimo de' Medici.—Editor.] 0


VARIED opinions unanimously agree
on one point, that due to judicious
hanging and general arrangement this
year's Salon (the 135th) of the Societe des
Artistes Francais was one of the most
just that has been held for many years.
Here, however, as at almost all French
exhibitions, the want of system adopted
in numbering the exhibits was hopelessly
bewildering; under the existing con-
ditions, any attempt with the aid of the
official printed guide to find a specially
desired work only led to frenzy-pro-
voking search. 00000
As in previous years, the sculpture
section was at once vastly impressive, and
amongst the numerous exhibits not a few
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