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Image from page 324 of "International studio" (1897)

Identifier: internationalstu46newy

Title: International studio

Year: 1897 (1890s)

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Subjects: Art Decoration and ornament

Publisher: New York

Contributing Library: Robarts - University of Toronto

Digitizing Sponsor: University of Toronto

 

 

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nch was engagedwhen I last visited him at Glendale, represent thefour continents of Europe, Asia, Africa, andAmerica, from all of which presumably (since theMcKinley tariff) the New York Customs claim some slight pecuniary assistance. Perhaps themost attractive among these groups are, not in-appropriately, America and Europe. The former,a seated female figure, with something ardent anduncompromising in her very attitude, has behindher an Indian who bends over her shoulder ; whileEurofie, a queenly being, enthroned and crowned,has as her comrade or attendant the shroudedform of History, who holds a laurel-wreathedhuman skull and a book. Her whole bearing isregal in its dignity, though it lacks the intentalertness of America. Africa, in contrast to theserobed queens, is a sleeping woman of Nubian type,the upper part of her figure entirely nude ; sherests her right arm upon the Sphinx, and behindher a shrouded figure seems to hint at her yetunknown future. It is so rarely that Mr. French

 

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■1^ ALICE FREEMAN PALMER MEMORIAL BY DANIEL CHESTER FRENXII Datiiel Chester French

 

 

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