New York Times notice of American Art Review's article on William Merritt Chase.
KEW PUBLICATIONS ART MAOAZLVES.- MAOAZLVES.- ' . ilT KKTIZW tar January. jLax7r Bsstos. w-Vora, w-Vora, w-Vora, d CWeawo. jit Crrt rtick, .- .- on Wfflim Mcrritt eva, lErstrated brn admirable ftdiinjr ZtU ft Mr. CUh'i portrmlt of Fran jjck. iVxno time ag-0 ag-0 ag-0 dm of oar monthly -uagartoea -uagartoea EJ wood-cot wood-cot wood-cot of this eap-.ark, eap-.ark, eap-.ark, which ow ppe in its mart ap- ap- au mMtsrs method. Clear, aktiact, Lrlearbrsuess of line, faithf ul fa portrmy-bt portrmy-bt portrmy-bt color, it finfabwl, without being finick-jj. finick-jj. finick-jj. a wood-engrarin wood-engrarin wood-engrarin of the artist, cut bj Tfirvefl, is an xeeUnt portrait. It i effective, udetata taken aa a model -itkid. -itkid. It has tb (jrat.'adTantage of ageing been well printed. Tbi is food hoOwrt gr at it fiads expreauon, with a graver's tools - w4, and thou Id stand as high a eren Csa ttchinff- ttchinff- Mr. Chase's " portrait of a ,4T copied by F. JoCTicUne. is one of those LiiLl pieces of wood-cctvotg wood-cctvotg wood-cctvotg for which we in , STunited Btate bare aJnwst the rcialty. Tnits are light, colors are fle-hlng. fle-hlng. fle-hlng. V imi-Ltas imi-Ltas imi-Ltas do others hare yfteran tried to do the rt- rt- transient effects of painters. There is delicacy about it. not always fuEy .rioreci'sud. It is as peculiar in itself self a new Shod had two Invested, and the. graphic rJTHprodured by novel materials. The K school do not like it, and wtiyf r3e rt runs exactly; counter to tnmr Samtisin. Still, it is a harming pic-mrT pic-mrT pic-mrT being fall of originality in the wood-rOs-ravers wood-rOs-ravers wood-rOs-ravers wood-rOs-ravers wood-rOs-ravers calling-, calling-, calling-, and producine effects which were unknown before. Mr. C a. HUJer's etchinsr of " Valley Hprins;" is afalrly borons piece of work, witnout any other met! merit. In the article on the second aanntl exhibition of the Philadelphia Society -of -of ar there is a rood process copy of Mr. yeank Mon's "Resurrection of Jairos's Lauentsr," which Mr. Koefaier says "li i telaaced composition, showing traces of rtfletrttav eren in the sombre scale of the jolors chosen." This picture, which has a great deal of merit of it, of that religious character character so little) appreciated in this country, "tufered to a greater degree than did most of tte companions from the unfortunate place it bad flTon it. Works of this kind do not want lo be seen in a glare of light and with your boss to the can ran." In the neurological tables is ajiotic of the death of H. F. Erratt, of Ciacinhati, at Paris, ia November last, radar circumstance which appear as if a Border had been committed. Though barely tsown in the United States out of Ohio, this - rnunz artiat gave pronie of a most reuiark-iblskind reuiark-iblskind reuiark-iblskind as an animal painter. We cannot ' Dot write in praise of this art publication, which is laboring steadily to disseminate a bettor esthetic taste, and ha3 so far kept fully abreast with the requirements of an American, art review.