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. Art and criticism : monographs and studies. ination, a captivatinganimal of the race of that flower-crowned nymph whose enig-matic beauty triumphs at Florence in Botticellis allegory ofspring. In the whole exhibition this picture stands out assomething new, unlike all that we have seen—a thing of re-fined invention. Besides being a vision of beauty, this Profilblond is executed with unfailing knowledge. Every millime-tre of the contour is studied with relentless persistency anddrawn with impeccable firmness. As in the grand work ofVelasquez, who drew nature as it is and as he saw it, the sil

. Art and criticism : monographs and studies. ination, a captivatinganimal of the race of that flower-crowned nymph whose enig-matic beauty triumphs at Florence in Botticellis allegory ofspring. In the whole exhibition this picture stands out assomething new, unlike all that we have seen—a thing of re-fined invention. Besides being a vision of beauty, this Profilblond is executed with unfailing knowledge. Every millime-tre of the contour is studied with relentless persistency anddrawn with impeccable firmness. As in the grand work ofVelasquez, who drew nature as it is and as he saw it, the sil Stock Photo
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1384 x 1806 px | 23.4 x 30.6 cm | 9.2 x 12 inches | 150dpi

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. Art and criticism : monographs and studies. ination, a captivatinganimal of the race of that flower-crowned nymph whose enig-matic beauty triumphs at Florence in Botticellis allegory ofspring. In the whole exhibition this picture stands out assomething new, unlike all that we have seen—a thing of re-fined invention. Besides being a vision of beauty, this Profilblond is executed with unfailing knowledge. Every millime-tre of the contour is studied with relentless persistency anddrawn with impeccable firmness. As in the grand work ofVelasquez, who drew nature as it is and as he saw it, the sil-houette is cut out sharply; there is not a hairs-breadth of theoutline of the skirt that cannot be followed by the eye and rea-soned about; there is not a particle of the delicate lines of theneck, shoulders, arms, and hands which is not closely observedand mysteriously perfect. There is not an inch of the fleshof the figure where you cannot find, if you look for it, all themodelling that there is in nature—the trace of all the muscles,. PORTRAIT OF LEONIE H.From the painting by W. T. Dannat. AMERICAN ARTISTS AT THE PARIS EXHIBITION. ioi the place of all the bones; and yet the painting of the flesh ap-pears to be of a flatness and of a unity of tone that stop justshort of excess, and remain incomparable. Une Saduceenne bears the sub-title of a study inwhite, and represents a suave young woman with an aureoleof golden hair, dressed in a white low-necked dress, standingand looking towards the spectator with her head thrown back,her lips parted in a smile, her whole face foreshortened, onehand on her hip and the arm crooked, while in the other handshe holds a cigarette. The walls of the room are gray, relievedonly by a bit of black curtain with polychrome Oriental em-broidery. To the left of the picture is a gray vase with blueornamentation containing some tall branches of white gelder-roses. On the floor in the foreground lies one gelder-rose withscattered petals. Like the l

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