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come Sir Edward Burne-Jones,
Sir L. Alma-Tadema, Messrs. Walter
, 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 illustra-
tors, 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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