Illustrated Catalogue of Etchings by American Artists

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Author, 1913 - 151 pages
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Page 100 - I have seen these fresh lithographs Mr. Pennell has brought back from Spain with him. They are charming. There is 'a crispness in their execution, and a lightness and gayety in their arrangement as pictures that belong to the artist alone...
Page 73 - It interests me, first, to be informed that 'Lauterbrunnen' was the outcome of a sudden sense, upon the part of its author, of the Alps impressiveness. Mere snow heights and inaccessible pine woods had been a bore to him — they were a something with which Humanity had little to do. Suddenly there came to Mr. MacLaughlan — and perhaps one reason why I...
Page 73 - Laughlan — and perhaps one reason why I enjoy the plate so profoundly is that I have felt in quite that way myself — suddenly there came to him a sense of the amazing and thought-inspiring contrast between the austere heights, the vast stone masses, and the companionableness and fertility of the peopled plain. And that is what he has interpreted — made clear to us. With high imagination and with masculine art, with a hold upon reality the firmer and more intense because of all that he received...
Page 123 - Complete collections may be seen in the print departments of the Boston Museum of Fine Arts and the New York Public Library.
Page 83 - Cathedral" is considered by many critics as one of the best renderings in black and white that has been made of that beautiful edifice.
Page 65 - Buying tools, brushes, and everything necessary for printing, I worked out the process after my return home, "Theatre Street" and "Home-Coming" being the first successful prints.
Page 83 - After another year of study at the Art Students League in New York City he went abroad and in 1905 entered the Delecluse Academy in Paris.

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