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Pages That Mention Briton Riviere

Correspondence (incoming): Shea - Sher, 1891-1904

Untitled Page 14

Untitled Page 14

come Sir Edward Burne-Jones, Sir L. Alma-Tadema, Messrs. Walter Crane, Frank Dicksee, Briton Riviere, and J. M. Swan; from America, Mr. E. A. Abbey; from France, M. Benjamin-Constant, J. L. Gérome, J. P. Laurens, Puvis de Chavannes, Rochegrosse, and J. J. Tissot; from Italy, MM. Morelli, Michetti, and Giovanni Segantini; from Germany, MM. A. Kampf, S. Schneider, Max Liebermann, and F. von Uhde; from Russia, M. Ilja Repin; from Hungary, M. V. de Brozik; from Sweden, M. Albert Edenfelt; from the Netherlands, M. Josef Israels; from Belgium, M. Juliaan de Vriendt; and from Spain, M. José Villégas. Many of these artists are not in the ordinary sense illustrators, so that their participation in the work is interesting as in some measure a departure from their usual practice. Indeed, from every point of view the appearance of this Bible must be considered a momentous event in Art history. It has given to many men a rare opportunity of achieving great things in the way of imaginative effort, and it has produced an almost unprecedented series of religious masterpieces."

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