Tenth Annual Exhibition of the Society of Western Artists

E. E. Talbot
1906 Brush and Pencil  
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more » ... out Early Journal Content at http://about.jstor.org/participate--jstor/individuals/early-journal--content. JSTOR is a digital library of academic journals, books, and primary source objects. JSTOR helps people discover, use, and build upon a wide range of content through a powerful research and teaching platform, and preserves this content for future generations. JSTOR is part of ITHAKA, a not--for--profit organization that also includes Ithaka S+R and Portico. For more information about JSTOR, please contact support@jstor.org. OF SOCIETY OF WESTERN ARTISTS 25 this young painter's exhibition of a year ago, as did also his contributions to the recent Pittsburg exhibition, a growth in vitality and sympathy of motive, and in ease and grace of style. The two subjects were strongly con trasted -the one an old lady, the other a young man. " Mrs. Avery" was a study in whites; a white gown and pearly background, out of which looked the strong, mild, wise and gentle face of serene old age. The show, in strict accordance with the average American exhibition, was most notable for its landscapes. The Chicago chapter of the society was well represented. Oliver Dennett Grover, with a trio of paintings of Venetian days Frederic W.Freer, with two figure paintings; Ralph Clarkson with " A Corner of the Studio," a study in tonality; Frank V. Dudley, with a striking view of a hillside, with oaks clad in russet foliage; Anna L. Stacey, with " Moonlight on the Guidecca," and John F. Stacey, with " Road over the Uplands;" Alson S. Clark with three interesting examples of his work; Charles E. Hallberg, with a recent marine, "After the Rain"; and William A. Harper with " Young Poplars and Willows.' Noteworthy contributions were " Mother and Child," Of the Indiana contingent, J. Ottis Adams presented strong drawings of bridge and mill, of dusk and November; J. E. Bundy a single canvas defining " Winter," and Messrs. Forsyth, Stark, and Steele landscapes and studies. L. H. Meakin's landscapes were along the broad lines of his pre vious work, as were the misty poetry of Edmund H. Wuerpel's scenes, the river paintings of F. 0. Sylvester, and the " Sunlight and Shade " of Gus tav Wolff. From Detroit Julius Rolshoven sent two paintings of Italian days, which were shown at his exhibition last winter, and Percy Ives a por trait. " Driving the Herd " by Frank Reaugh came from Texas, and Rich ard Lorenz's " The Horse Hole " a dramatic piece, from Milwaukee. George Charles Aid had a group of etchings, Blandon Campell a score of color sketches and illustrations, Ida J. Burgess photographs from mural paintings, and Frank Duveneck, George Ormond, Carlo Romanelli and George J. Zolnay photographs of sculpture. Among the pastels were an attractive sketch of a child by Dixie Selden, and in water-color Indian studies by Oscar Berninghaus; " Morning Glories in Javrez," by E. Richard son Cherry-" Thunder Weather," by Ellsworth Woodward. The minia turists were strong in names of well-known painters, and the art of Martha Baker, Mabel Packard, Magda Heuermann and Eda Nemoede appeared in portraits. E. E. TALBOT. DUTCH INTERIOR, LAREN, HOLLAND
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